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Author Harris, Duchess, author.

Title The discovery of the polio vaccine / by Duchess Harris, JD, PHD ; with Heather C. Hudak.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 614.549 HAR    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
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Series Perspectives on American progress
Harris, Duchess. Perspectives on American progress.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.
Summary "The discovery of a vaccine for polio in the 1950s has prevented millions of cases of this severe paralyzing disease. The Discovery of the Polio Vaccine examines this historic advance from multiple perspectives, including those of Jonas Salk, Albert Sabin, and modern organizations working to wipe out polio once and for all. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index."--
Contents A deadly disease grips America -- Salk saves lives -- The Sabin solution -- Global polio eradication initiative -- Important dates -- Stop and think -- Glossary -- Online resources -- Learn more -- About the authors -- Index.
Subject Salk, Jonas, 1914-1995 -- Juvenile literature.
Sabin, Albert B. (Albert Bruce), 1906-1993 -- Juvenile literature.
Poliomyelitis vaccine -- Juvenile literature.
Poliomyelitis -- Juvenile literature.
Vaccines -- Juvenile literature.
Viruses -- Juvenile literature.
Vaccination of children -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Hudak, Heather C., 1975- author.
ISBN 1532114885

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