Patenting the sun: polio and the Salk vaccine

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W. Morrow, 1990 - Social Science - 413 pages
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For half a century the specter of polio stalked the nightmares of every parent. This richly detailed account of the development of a successful vaccine against polio describes how a small laboratory experiment became a national event of a size and complexity never seen before.

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User Review  - Lisa Yelenick - Goodreads

Interesting read - also about polio - but did not flow as well as Polio: An American Story. Read full review

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Contents

Illustrations
9
FEAR COURAGE AND THE CARE
15
PARALYSIS POLITICS AND MONEY
27
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Smith has spent much of the past ten years at work on polio-related writings.

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