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10/04/1955 Polio vaccine

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Jonas Salk: An End to Polio (Tindersticks: The Organist Entertains)

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Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine

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DR. SALK'S GREAT DISCOVERY - POLIO VACCINE DISCOVERED 1953

Virologist Jonas Salk developed the first vaccine against polio. He made it from inactivated poliovirus. Six years later, another vaccine that uses weakened poliovirus was developed by Albert Sabin. These two medicines caused that poliomyelitis is close to eradication.
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