By Victoria Sherrow

"Jonas Salk, Revised version" describes this revered immunologist's clinical examine and his lifelong efforts to advertise clinical and human growth on an international scale. through chronicling Salk's tale and his struggle opposed to polio, this engrossing publication exhibits how scientists construct upon the achievements of others whereas bringing their very own point of view to the demanding situations they face within the laboratory and within the box. This revised version brings readers updated relating to Salk's ultimate years and the present paintings of the Salk Institute. It additionally describes the worldwide crusade to get rid of polio from the planet, because the struggle in contrast illness has persisted in constructing international locations.

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