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

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Perspectives on American progress.
Core Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Whiting PL - Whiting +614.549 H24 (Text) 51735011920039 Children's department In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1532114885
  • ISBN: 9781532114885
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Published by Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes online resources (page 46).
"Duchess Harris, scholarly expertise, authoritative content"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
"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. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index."--
Target Audience Note:
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.

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