True or False: Jonas Salk patented his vaccine, yielding a personal fortune worth billions of...

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True or False: Jonas Salk patented his vaccine, yielding a personal fortune worth billions of dollars

Jonas Salk:

Jonas Salk was an epidemiologist who developed the vaccine for polio. Because Salk used dead polio virus cells in the vaccine, many worried that the immunization would cause them to develop the disease. To show it was safe, Salk used it on himself, his wife, and his own children.

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Jonas Salk & the Polio Vaccine
Jonas Salk & the Polio Vaccine

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Chapter 12 / Lesson 18
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