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Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk Jonas Edward Salk (1914-1995) developed the original vaccine in 1954, which led to virtual eradication of polio in developed countries.

He was director of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, University of California, San Diego 1963-1975.

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Jonas Salk was an American physician and microbiologist.

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Category: Scientists  - ( Scientists Archive)

Date Added: 14 June '12

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