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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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35 Astounding And Uplifting Facts About The Universe

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

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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, Could be whiskey . . . but those jars are most likely involved with his development of the Polio Vaccine.

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Two Bottles That Changed The World

Two Bottles That Changed the World (Jonas Salk w/cultures used to grow polio vaccine).

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In America in the 1950s, summertime was a time of fear and anxiety for many parents; this was the season when children by the thousands became infected with the crippling disease poliomyelitis, or polio. This burden of fear was lifted forever when it was announced that Dr. Jonas Salk had developed a vaccine against the disease.

‘Jonas Salk: A Life,’ by Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs http://www.biographicalinquiries2.com/jonas-salk-a-life-by-charlotte-decroes-jacobs

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A biography of Jonas Salk, the first man to develop a vaccine against polio and a popular hero.

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