Jonas salk became a national hero when he allayed the fear of polio with his vaccine, approved in 1955 although it was the first polio vaccine, it was not to be the last albert sabin. Before his breakthrough vaccine, polio killed and paralyzed thousands every year. Dr jonas salk (1914-1995), developer of the polio vaccine, holding a bottle in the laboratory, mid-20th century while attending medical school at new york university, salk was invited to.
Trace the achievements of jonas salk, the american physician and medical researcher who developed the first safe and effective polio vaccine, at biograpycom. Jonas salk jonas edward salk was born october 28, 1914 in new york city salk administered the vaccine to volunteers who had not had polio. Also in slate: jonas salk didn’t patent the polio vaccine, but google doodles—like today’s on salk—are patented on april 12, 1955, edward r murrow as.
Jonas edward salk (/ s ɔː l k / october 28, 1914 – june 23, 1995) was an american medical researcher and virologisthe discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines.
Read a profile of american inventor dr jonas salk, whose invention of the polio vaccine eradicated a disease that plagued hundreds of thousands worldwide.
June 24, 1995 obituary dr jonas salk, whose vaccine turned tide on polio, dies at 80 by harold m schmeck jr dr jonas salk, who in the 1950's developed the first successful vaccine. Explore eight surprising facts about the groundbreaking polio vaccine that salk 8 things you may not know about jonas salk and the polio vaccine dr albert.