How to use Salk in a sentence
Prominent voices, including that of Salk’s rival Albert Sabin, publicly questioned the safety of the vaccine.Compared to Polio and Smallpox, America's COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign Is Going Great | Hilary Smith | December 17, 2021 | Time
The height of the US polio epidemic was in the 1950s, just before Salk’s vaccine came out, and there was no cure and no understanding of how to prevent it.What scientists learned when they tried to raise a chimp with a human baby | PopSci Staff | September 21, 2021 | Popular-Science
Despite an advanced degree and prestigious publication record, Vogt did not become a professor or get her own lab at Salk until after Dulbecco left the institute in 1972.By taking on poliovirus, Marguerite Vogt transformed the study of all viruses | Megan Scudellari | September 17, 2021 | Science News
Alejandro Ocampo, who used to work in Izpisúa Belmonte’s Salk lab, and is now a professor at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland, is skeptical that reprogramming technology is ready to turn into medicine any time soon.Meet Altos Labs, Silicon Valley’s latest wild bet on living forever | Antonio Regalado | September 4, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
The results of this work—mostly done just before Belmonte’s labs at Salk were locked down due to the pandemic from March to June—were published in Cell on April 15.Scientists Report Creating the First Embryo With Human and Non-Human Primate Cells | Alice Park | April 15, 2021 | Time
(The Sabin versus Salk debate is one of the great arguments in modern medical history and will not be recapitulated here).U.N. Calls Middle East Polio Outbreak ‘Greatest Polio Challenge in History’ | Kent Sepkowitz | April 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As Jonas Salk once said, when asked about patenting the polio vaccine: Can you patent the sun, too?
If it worked out, he'd be one of the great names in medicine; like Jenner, Pasteur, and Salk.Pandemic | Jesse Franklin Bone
British Dictionary definitions for Salk
Jonas Edward. 1914–95, US virologist: developed an injected vaccine against poliomyelitis (1954)
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Scientific definitions for Salk
American microbiologist who in 1954 developed the first effective vaccine against polio, using an inactivated form of the virus. Salk's vaccine, which was administered by injection, was widely used until 1959 when Albert Sabin introduced an orally administered vaccine derived from a live form of the virus.
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