Dorothea Lynde Dix Speeches & Audio

Salk's Polio Vaccine Becomes Obsolete

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Salk's Polio Vaccine Becomes Obsolete

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In a report from the Voice of America at the 1959 International Scientific Congress at Georgetown University, Dr. Albert Sabin discusses the live poliovirus vaccine he developed and compares it to the inactivated, or “killed,” vaccine first developed by Dr. Jonas Salk seven years earlier.