Polio

Polio

An American Story

Book - 2005
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[This book] tells the ... story of the polio terror and of the intense effort to find a cure, from the March of Dimes to the discovery of the Salk and Sabin vaccines--and beyond.-Dust jacket.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
ISBN: 9780195307146
0195307143
9780195152944
0195152948
Branch Call Number: 614.549 Os45p 2005
Characteristics: 342, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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ba_library
Jun 03, 2016

Interesting history of the polio vaccine. Much of the book surrounded the various researchers and their methods and egos. Having finished it, I now want to know what causes it? Why did it predominately affect young children? Why did polio season occur in the summer?

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Cabby
Dec 06, 2007

Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer prize for history.

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