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Polio

An American Story

by David M. Oshinsky

Here David Oshinsky tells the gripping 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. Drawing on newly available papers of Jonas Salk, Albert Sabin and other key players, Oshinsky paints a suspenseful portrait of the race for the cure, weaving ...
Publish Date
2006
August 31
Goodreads rating
4
ISBN
8589895652362
Tags
historynonfictionsciencemedicine
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Influenced the decision that Melinda and I made to make polio eradication the top priority of the foundation, as well as my own personal priority.     source