Polio: An American Story by David M. Oshinsky

This book provides a comprehensive history of the polio epidemic in America, highlighting the nationwide fear and panic it caused, and the subsequent race to find a cure. It chronicles the journey of scientific discovery, from the early days of the disease, through the development of the Salk and Sabin vaccines, to the eventual eradication of polio. The book also explores the role of politics, philanthropy, and public relations in the fight against polio, and the impact this had on modern medicine and society.

The 8522nd greatest book of all time


Published
2005
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
342
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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