Hartford HealthCare physician reflects on uncle’s development of first polio vaccine. Like all emergency room physicians, Dr. Salk suddenly found himself on the front-lines fighting a global pandemic.
The world breathed a sigh of relief when a vaccine was created for COVID-19, much like back in the 1950’s….when polio catapulted a nation into crisis…Dr. Salk’s uncle… Jonas Salk would answer the call.
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