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Library Program: Polio Then and Now - From Salk’s Game-Changing Vaccine to Today’s Resurgence
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Be sure to join us at Central Library on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, the 100th anniversary of Jonas Salk's birth, for a talk on polio prior to the vaccine and the state of the disease today. Be sure to join us at Central Library on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, the 100th anniversary of Jonas Salk's birth, for a talk on polio prior to the vaccine and the state of the disease today. Show less
Polio Resources - from MedlinePlus.gov
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From the consumer health database MedlinePlus.gov, a page of links reflecting the many aspects of polio for patients who have had the disease and their families, both current and past. From the consumer health database MedlinePlus.gov, a page of links reflecting the many aspects of polio for patients who have had the disease and their families, both current and past. Show less
Polio: Current Information - from the CDC
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This page from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention places polio in a world context, with links to information about global health programs. This page from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention places polio in a world context, with links to information about global health programs. Show less
"Polio" - from American Decades, vol. 6: 1950-1959
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This piece from the Gale Virtual Reference Library describes how in the space of one decade, polio went from being a dreaded concern for medical providers and for parents, to being almost completely under control in the United States. This piece from the Gale Virtual Reference Library describes how in the space of one decade, polio went from being a dreaded concern for medical providers and for parents, to being almost completely under control in the United States. Show less
Jonas Salk - Biography in Context
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From the database Biography in Context, this is a comprehensive overview of the life of the great polio pioneer Jonas Salk, with a helpful overview of his scientific contributions. From the database Biography in Context, this is a comprehensive overview of the life of the great polio pioneer Jonas Salk, with a helpful overview of his scientific contributions. Show less
Limping Through Life
A Farm Boy's Polio Memoir
Book - 2013
Epidemic!
Streaming Video - 2006
An American Summer
A Novel
Large Print - 2003
Elegy for A Disease
A Personal and Cultural History of Polio
Book - 2006
Splendid Solution
Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio
Book - 2004
A Nearly Normal Life
A Memoir
Book - 1999
The Master's Muse
A Novel
Book - 2012
The Polio Crusade
DVD - 2009
Nemesis
Book - 2010
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Book - 2010
Living With Polio
The Epidemic and Its Survivors
Book - 2005
A World Without Polio
Streaming Video - 2006
Polio
Book - 2011
The Polio Wars
Sister Elizabeth Kenny and the Golden Age of American Medicine
Book - 2014
Modern Marvels
Polio Vaccine
Streaming Video - 2011
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