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Splendid solution : Jonas Salk and the conquest of polio

Author: Jeffrey Kluger
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Berkley trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The story of the polio vaccine and its creator discusses Salk's childhood during one of polio's worst epidemics and his education during the presidency of an afflicted FDR, describing how politics nearly prevented the vaccine's development.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Jonas Salk; Jonas Salk
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Kluger
ISBN: 0425205703 9780425205709
OCLC Number: 64386104
Notes: Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2004.
Description: 373 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jeffrey Kluger.

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The story of the polio vaccine and its creator discusses Salk's childhood during one of polio's worst epidemics and his education during the presidency of an afflicted FDR, describing how politics nearly prevented the vaccine's development.

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