Jonas Salk

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United States virologist who developed the Salk vaccine that is injected against poliomyelitis (born 1914)

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(13.) Vincent Racaniello, "Why Do We Still Use Sabin Poliovirus Vaccine?," Virology Blog, September 10, 2015,; Science History Institute, "Jonas Salk and Albert Bruce Sabin."
Jonas Salk developed the first polio vaccine in the 1950s, and it has undergone several improvements since then.
FEBRUARY 23, 1954--Elementary school children in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are the first to receive the polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk. Poliomyelitis was a disease that attacked nerve cells, causing muscle deterioration, paralysis, and sometimes death.
Jonas Salk was the American medical researcher who developed the first vaccine for what in the 1950s?
Shortly after researcher Jonas Salk developed a successful polio vaccine in 1953, he began working on his next project: a building that would allow for collaborative research among scientists to develop additional cures.
Jonas Salk, the man who developed the first safe and effective polio vaccine in 1955.
Readers of Exceptional Parent Magazine might well remember being lined up in elementary school and either being injected with a vaccine or given an oral dose of what was described as a "silver bullet." The researchers who developed these vaccines, Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin, have saved inestimable lives throughout the world.
The technique to make a PIV vaccine "goes back to Jonas Salk and polio," he says.
As America braced for war in the fall of 1941, Francis received a letter from a former NYU student, Jonas Salk, inquiring about a research position.
Then we have to face the fact that, according to Francoise Gilot, the artist, lover and muse of Pablo Picasso who later married Jonas Salk (of polio vaccine fame), "It's better to be with great people than mediocre people.
That was the year Jonas Salk created the polio vaccine and Paul Zoll implanted the first pacemaker.
Can you measure the distance between the importance of Jonas Salk and the guy who parked your car this morning?
SUNDAY (April 12) marked the 60th anniversary of Jonas Salk's polio vaccine being declared both safe and effective, following what was one of the largest clinical trials in history.
THIS week saw the 60th anniversary of Jonas Salk's polio vaccine being declared both safe and effective, following one of the largest clinical trials in history.
Jonas Salk at the University of Pittsburgh developed an injectable, killed-virus vaccine that was released in 1955, as Albert Sabin was developing an inactivated live virus oral vaccine.