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Describe the contributions of Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin toward eliminating polio

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Describe the contributions of Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin toward eliminating polio

Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin:

Jonas Salk was born in New York City in 1914, while Albert Sabin was born in Bialystok, Poland in 1906. They both gained honors in the field of medicine.

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Jonas Salk was appointed director of the Virus Research Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1947. It was there that he...

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Chapter 12 / Lesson 18
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When you go to the doctor for a shot, you probably don't think about immunity, or the work that went into the development of the vaccine. This lesson will discuss Jonas Salk and his work in developing the polio vaccine.


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