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Jeffrey Kluger

Originally posted March 2005

Splendid Solution

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It is great testament to the enormous success of Dr. Jonas Salk and his polio vaccine that today we take the vaccine for granted, and polio no longer threatens children all over the world. But just a couple of generations ago, polio was a terrifying word, a disease that crippled or killed thousands of children. Time Magazine senior writer Jeffrey Kluger now tells Dr. Jonas Salk's story.

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