Books tagged: polio vaccine

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Jonas Salk
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Jonas Salk, The Battle Against Polio, will introduce young readers to one of the epic efforts of the 20th century: the campaign to find a polio vaccine. In this book, students are invited to take part in a discussion about the history of vaccines, social policy and medical ethics. Jonas Salk is more than a biography. It is a window into the relationship between science and society.
Poliomyelitis In Upstate New York 1944-1963
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Infantile paralysis killed thousands of Americans and crippled countless others. My work is compiled from newspaper articles and ancestral records of individual deaths. Polio was greatly feared in the summer months from June-September. Isolated cases occurred in October. My e-book provides statistical info and human stories of its impact in upstate New York. Syracuse and Buffalo had many cases.
A Polio Memoir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,630. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Captain Bob Axtell fought in battles in the Pacific during WWII and survived, he also survived fifteen months in the Korean Conflict, but he didn’t fight his toughest battle until he returned home. In a matter of days, he went from being a healthy man to the isolation ward at William Beaumont Army Hospital — he had become one of the early polio statistics in 1952's polio epidemic.