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Poliomyelitis vaccine. Hearings before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Eighty-fourth Congress, first session. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

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Written in English


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Available also in microform in CIS US congressional committee hearings, accession number (84)H1516-10-A, (84)H1516-10-B.

LC ClassificationsRC181.U5 A52 1955a
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Pagination2 pts. (iii, 228 p.)
Number of Pages228
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Open LibraryOL6193053M
LC Control Number55061604

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  In the early s, Dr. Jonas Salk and Dr. Albert Sabin each found a way to protect the world from poliomyelitis, the paralysis-causing disease commonly known as polio. Here's how they did it.   In episode 6, “Cell Strain,” she chronicles how the polio vaccine was launched in the s. I clearly remember taking the cherry-flavored oral polio vaccine while in elementary school.   Heeding a lesson learned. By , there were fewer than 1, cases of polio in the U.S. And by , the U.S. was declared polio-free. Years after the vaccine.   The tainted polio vaccine that sickened and fatally paralyzed children in It was ‘one of the worst biological disasters in American history,’ one scholar wrote Vials of a polio vaccine Author: Michael Ruane.