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Modern Marvels: In Search of the Polio Vaccine
     

Modern Marvels: In Search of the Polio Vaccine

 
Modern Marvels: The Polio Vaccine explains the devastation of poliomyelitis (polio), especially in the early 1800s, and the quest for a proper vaccine that eventually ended with Jonas Salk's revolutionary discovery in the early '50s. Sufferers of the disease discuss its effects, and scientists go over why Salk's vaccine-discovery was so essential.

Overview

Modern Marvels: The Polio Vaccine explains the devastation of poliomyelitis (polio), especially in the early 1800s, and the quest for a proper vaccine that eventually ended with Jonas Salk's revolutionary discovery in the early '50s. Sufferers of the disease discuss its effects, and scientists go over why Salk's vaccine-discovery was so essential.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/26/2005
UPC:
0733961719123
Original Release:
2005
Rating:
NR
Source:
A&E Home Video
Time:
0:50:00
Sales rank:
62,623

Special Features

Interactive menus; Scene selection

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Polio Strikes [6:13]
2. History of Polio [4:32]
3. No One Is Immune [14:13]
4. A New Frontier [5:03]
5. Trials... & Tribulation [10:19]
6. Finishing the Work [6:42]

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