Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine


Subject:
Infectious Diseases , Public Health & Safety , Polio , Vaccines

Description:
Collection of documents related to the development by Dr. Jonas Salk of a polio vaccine, the federal government plan to have the vaccine produced, the drop in polio cases since the vaccine was distributed widely in the U.S. starting in 1955. Provides data, reports, press releases, conference remarks, minutes of Cabinet meetings, photographs, and related material. From the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Center.

Publisher:
Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Center

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.eisenhower.archives.gov/Research/Digital_Documents/salk/Salkdocuments.html


PID= res:lii-24732