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

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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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The polio vaccine: a critical assessment of its arcane history, efficacy, and long-term health-related consequences

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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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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 (1915 - 1995) developed the vaccine that helped eradicate poliomyelitis.

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February 24, 1954: The first mass vaccination of children began in Pittsburgh. [WQED] Photo: Jonas Salk and a nurse administer vaccine, c. 1955. So we would not get polio!

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Jonas Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, 1960s (Louis Kahn)

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