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Jonas Salk


Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed the first successful polio vaccine. Born in New York City, ...

Polio — Timelines — History of Vaccines


1905: Contagious Nature of Polio Discovered. 1908: Poliovirus Identified. 1910: Flexner Investigates Polio Immunity. 6/17/1916: New York City Polio Epidemic.

NMAH | Polio: Timeline


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 ...

Dr. Jonas Salk: Inventor of the Polio Vaccine


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 ...

100 years poliovirus: from discovery to eradication. A meeting report.


Arch Virol. 2010 Sep;155(9):1371-81. doi: 10.1007/s00705-010-0778-x. Epub 2010 Aug 4. 100 years poliovirus: from discovery to eradication. A meeting report.

Polio Virus Discovered in Brazilian Sewage | TIME


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

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


On this day in History, Salk announces polio vaccine on Mar 26, 1953. ... The deceased–21 women and 18 men of varying ages–were all found lying peaceably ...

Poliomyelitis: A Brief History


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


In 1949 John Enders, Thomas Weller, and Frederick Robbins had discovered that poliovirus could be grown in laboratory tissue cultures of non-nerve tissue ...

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Mar 25, 2013 ... For licensing inquiries please contact Historic Films Archive (info@historicfilms. com / http://www.historicfilms.com) 00:00 (TC: 00.40.22): CU ...
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NMAH | Polio: A Living Chemical


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 ...

History : Polio Today


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 ...


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 ...