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Polio vaccine - Wikipedia

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Polio vaccines are vaccines used to prevent poliomyelitis (polio). One type uses inactivated .... SV40 was found to be present in stocks of the injected form of the polio vaccine (IPV) in use betwee...

NMAH | Polio: A Living Chemical

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Karl Landsteiner and Erwin Popper discovered poliovirus in 1908 by proving that it was not a bacterium that caused the paralysis, but a much smaller entity—a ...

Dr. Jonas Salk: Inventor of the Polio Vaccine

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While there is still no actual cure for Polio, thanks to inventor Dr. Jonas Salk there is a way to prevent it. Before Salk invented the vaccine for Polio, America was ...

Salk announces polio vaccine - Mar 26, 1953 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, Salk announces polio vaccine on Mar 26, 1953. ... Vials and boxes containing ancient medicines, found in the wreck of a ship that sank ...

Who discovered the polio vaccine? | Reference.com

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The polio vaccine was successfully tested against the virus by Dr. Jonas Salk on March 26, 1953. He tested the vaccine on himself, his family and former polio ...

8 Things You May Not Know About Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine

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Oct 28, 2014 ... Explore eight surprising facts about the groundbreaking polio ... polls found the only thing Americans feared more than polio was nuclear war.

Poliomyelitis: A Brief History - Eds-resources.com

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Not until 1908 was the actual polio virus identified by two Austrian physicians, Karl Landsteiner and E. Popper. Following their discovery, polio became a ...

Jonas Salk and Albert Bruce Sabin | Chemical Heritage Foundation

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Jul 21, 2015 ... In 1949 John Enders, Thomas Weller, and Frederick Robbins had discovered that poliovirus could be grown in laboratory tissue cultures of ...

Polio Virus Discovered in Brazilian Sewage | TIME

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Jun 24, 2014 ... The polio virus has been found in sewage samples collected in March from Viracopos International Airport, in Campinas, the World Health ...

The REAL History Behind the Polio Vaccine - Health Impact News

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Feb 19, 2013 ... There has been more than one type of polio vaccine through its history, due to the fact that earlier versions were found to be ineffective and ...

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NMAH | Polio: Timeline

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1894, first outbreak of polio in epidemic form in the U.S. occurs in Vermont, with ... 1930s, two strains of the poliovirus are discovered (later it was determined that ...

History : Polio Today

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The English physician Michael Underwood provided the first clinical description of the disease in 1789, when he referred to polio as “a debility of the lower ...

A Science Odyssey: People and Discoveries: Salk produces polio ...

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He began investigating the poliovirus. To start with, he had to sort the 125 strains of the virus. He found that they fell into three basic types and knew that a ...