BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1914

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Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995)

Jonas Salk was a medical researcher and virologist who, in 1955, 
developed a vaccine against polio, considered to be the most 
frightening public health problem of the post-war U.S. In 1960 
he founded he Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, 
California and he spent his last years attempting to find a cure 
for HIV.

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