Dr Jonas Salk
Dr Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist, best known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vaccine, using killed virus.
Dr Albert Sabin
Like many researchers of his day, Dr Sabin strongly disagreed with Salk’s approach. Sabin believed that long-term immunity could only be achieved with a live, attenuated virus.
Dr Val Bazeley
Dr Bazeley worked with Jonas Salk towards the production of a poliomyelitis vaccine. He subsequently returned to Australia to pioneer the vaccine’s production at CSL.
Polio Vaccine Documentaries
View documentaries about the historic development of vaccines by Dr Jonas Salk and Dr Albert Sabin.
Polio Hall of Fame
The Polio Hall of Fame is a linear grouping of sculptured busts of fifteen scientists and two laymen who made important contributions to the knowledge and treatment of polio.
Polio Eradication Links
Links to websites and resources giving a glimpse of the need for the continued battle to defeat the poliovirus and of the enormous efforts being put towards this.