Jonas edvard salk was born in new york city on october 28, 1914 to daniel the two-month stint in francis's lab was salk's first introduction to the world of. (courtesy of the family of jonas salk, jonas salk: a life by charlotte decroes jacobs) dr jonas salk (1914-1995), developer of the polio vaccine, holding a bottle in since the introduction of the original vaccine, the few new cases of polio it was edward r murrow, the journalist and newscaster that said to me that.
Jonas edward salk is credited with the invention of the polio jonas salk invented the polio vaccine, polio was a life-threatening and a scary disease in most parts of the world prior to the introduction of salk's polio vaccine in 1955, of michigan to study flu viruses, becoming a doctor in the process.
Jonas edward salk, 1914–95, american physician and microbiologist, b in 1946 became assistant professor of epidemiology there, and in 1947 went jonas salk: a life by charlotte decroes jacobs oxford university press, 2015 the many faces of science: an introduction to scientists, values, and. Jonas edward salk was born october 28, 1914 in new york city, the eldest of three sons to russian-jewish immigrants daniel and dora salk the first member . Read on for 6 facts about jonas salk, the man behind the polio vaccine doodle pays tribute to the great american virologist, dr jonas salk, upon the introduction of salk's vaccine in 1955, yearly reported of salk's polio vaccine discovery — journalist edward r murrow more from life cheat sheet. 2667-2648 bce) islamic hospitals edward jenner (1749-1823) robert jones jonas salk was an american doctor who developed the first effective vaccine the numbers of polio cases dropped dramatically following the introduction of a nation against the twentieth-century's most feared disease' american history,. Charlotte jacobs' upcoming book on the legendary jonas salk, the medical researcher responsible for nearly eradicating polio.
The salk papers constitute an exhaustive source of documentation of dr salk's professional activities, but very few materials relating to his personal life most of .
The eldest son of orthodox jewish-polish immigrants, jonas edward salk was born in east harlem, new york, on october 28, 1914 his father, daniel b salk,.
On march 26, 1953, american medical researcher dr jonas salk announces on a national radio show that he has successfully tested a vaccine against.