What did Jonas Salk do for a living?


What did Jonas Salk do for a living?

Jonas Salk:

Jonas Salk was born on October 28, 1914 in New York City. His family was Jewish and his mother was an immigrant from Belarus. Salk was a chemistry major in college. He died on June 23, 1995 in La Jolla, California.

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Jonas Salk was a physician and medical researcher. He received his medical degree from the New York University. Salk is famous for developing the...

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


Chapter 12 / Lesson 18

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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