Jonas Salk : creator of the polio vaccine
|Format:||Print Book 2003|
|Availability:||Available at 4 Libraries 7 of 7 copies|
Jonas Salk's contribution to medicine mark him as one of the most prominent scientists of his time. Although he earned great fame for his creation of the first polio vaccine, he never let his celebrity distract him from his medical research, which remained the foremost priority throughout his life. In addition to his development of vaccines against polio and influenza, he also turned his attention to developing vaccines for cancer and AIDS prevention in his later years. For his dedication to research and his contributions to our understanding of viruses, Jonas Salk is considered one of the great minds of science.
Survival and success
A change of plans
His own project
His next project
The polio vaccine
The polio pioneers
An American hero.
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|Series||Great minds of science.|
-- Juvenile literature.
Salk, Jonas, -- 1914-1995.
Virologists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Poliomyelitis vaccine -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow Publishers,2003
128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.