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Jonas Salk was not just the inventor of the polio vaccine. He was a great humanitarian. Visit The Jonas Salk Legacy Foundation for more information.

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April 12, 1955 ~ announcement of Dr. Jonas Salk's polio vaccine - I still remember Polio and not being able to go to the movies or be in crowds until this...all anti-vaccine folks should be made to read and see the history of just this one disease and its elimination!!!!!!!

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Jonas Salk - invented the vaccine for polio... he would not have it patented (and therefore missed out on Billions of dollars) because he wanted the vaccine to be available to everyone! Real hero!

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Jonas Salk was not just the inventor of the polio vaccine. He was a great humanitarian.

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Dr. Jonas Salk (1915 - 1995) ~ In the summer of 1950 developed a vaccine to once and for all, eradicate poliomyelitis.

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Henrietta Lacks (1920-1951) The importance of Henrietta Lacks and her contribution to science can neither be exaggerated nor appreciated enough. This woman unbeknownst to herself or her family saved millions of lives without a penny in compensation.

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Jonas Salk establishes the Jonas Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla California. The 26-acre campus, designed by architect Louis I. Kahn, overlooks the Pacific Ocean on Torrey Pines Mesa (1963)

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Other life does what it needs to, so survive. We change and destroy everything around us. We are so destructive. So greedy. So lazy (wanting convenience). So consumer-driven.

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