Splendid Solution: Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio
Publish date: 2006-02-03
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Edition language: English
This book provides parallel biographies of Jonas Salk and the campaign to conquer the polio virus. Today we tend to forget how scary polio was. Its psychological impact was especially devastating because it attacked mostly children. Until 1955, when the Salk vaccine was introduced, polio was conside...