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Splendid Solution: Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio
In the first decades of the twentieth century, tens of thousands of children and adults were struck by poliomyelitis, also known as infantile paralysis, every year. Some died, others such as future President Franklin Roosevelt were left permanently without the use of limbs. No one knew the cause. In 1916, a wild rumor that cats were the carriers led to the slaughter of 22,000 felines in the city of New York. Jonas Salk, who worked with a team that develo...
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