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People/Characters: Jonas Salk

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Breakthrough: the Saga of Jonas Salk by Richard Carter
Cobblestone: Thirty Greatest Americans 2010 January by Cobblestone magazine
Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
The First Polio Vaccine (Milestones in Modern Science) by Guy de la Bedoyere
The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present by Roy Porter
A history of poliomyelitis by John R. Paul
In the Shadow of Polio: A Personal and Social History by Kathryn Black
Inventors and Creators - Jonas Salk by Deanne Durrett
Jonas Salk (Giants of Science) by Peggy Parks
Jonas Salk (Makers of Modern Science) by Victoria Sherrow
Jonas Salk (Rourke Biographies. Pioneers) by Michael Tomlinson
Jonas Salk (Trailblazers of the Modern World) by Richard Hantula
Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine (Graphic Library: Inventions and Discovery) by Katherine Krohn
Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine (Unlocking the Secrets of Science) by John Bankston
Jonas Salk: A Life by Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs
Jonas Salk: Conquering Polio (Lerner Biographies) by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson
Jonas Salk: Creator of the Polio Vaccine (Great Minds of Science) by Salvatore Tocci
Jonas Salk: Discoverer of the Polio Vaccine by Carmen Bredeson
Killer Germs by Barry E. Zimmerman
Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vacine by Jane S. Smith
The Polio Man : The Story of Dr. Salk by John Rowland
Polio: An American Story by David M. Oshinsky
Splendid Solution: Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio by Jeffrey Kluger
The Story of Jonas Salk and the Discovery of the Polio Vaccine by Jim Hargrove
A summer plague : polio and its survivors by Tony Gould
SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt

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Jonas E. Salk, M.D. (1914–1995), is best known for developing the first safe and effective vaccine against polio.

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