Albert Sabin

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  • Should I Vaccinate My Childhood

    Also by 1970 “more sophisticated smallpox vaccines were developed” and international vaccination programs, such as the World Health Organization took the vaccine to the ends of the earth and “eliminated smallpox worldwide”. Jenner’s findings in his vaccine with smallpox sparked interest in scientists all over. Doctor Jonas Salk and Doctor Albert Sabin had a competition with poliomyelitis, or polio, to see who could find the cure. In Smallpox, Syphilis and Salvation: Medical Breakthroughs That Changed the World by Sherly Ann Persson, researcher and former nurse, wrote in her book that polio is very transmittable from human-to-human “through the mouth due to faecally contaminated water or food.” The incubation period of polio can last from three to thirty-five days, enough time to infect a whole neighborhood without any knowledge of the event. The Britannica Encyclopedia, a global education publisher, gave an outline of the general symptoms that a patient would feel are “fever, nausea, fatigue, and muscle pains and spasms”; normal symptoms for a cold or flu, but these symptoms can sometimes…

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  • Polio An American Story Analysis

    the journey of the poliovirus and how they came to find the cure. The thesis is stated clearly in the introduction of this book. Oshinsky talks about how the feud between Salk and Sabin was continuous, and that the debate is still ongoing on weather Salk or Sabin made the better vaccine for this virus. He then ends with saying “What is certain, however, is that the polio crusade that consumed them remains one of the most significant and culturally revealing triumphs in American medical history.”…

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  • Jonas Salk Essay

    like polio would still potentially play a harmful role in today’s society. There were of course, both successes and failures along his journey, he concentrated on one thing at a time and aimed to undertake a goal. Ultimately, along the way of Jonas Salk’s success, there was another face in the sand that emerged, someone named Albert Sabin. Albert Sabin was a medical researcher, just like Salk himself, and his biggest contribution was developing the polio vaccine that is taken orally. Sabin’s…

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  • The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Person Analysis

    Albert Einstein, a respected Nobel Prize winner and scientist who had a great impact on the science community through his research that created answers to the mysteries of the physical world such as the general theory of relativity. He was an intelligent individual, obtaining many honors and titles in the science community. Einstein truly represents something that many of us long for, success. As a society, we often praise him and others who seemed to have been gifted with the desirable gift of…

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  • Criticism Of Absurdism In The Plague

    The Plague: Reading Log #1 1.) The plague begins in the Algerian port town of Oran in the 1940’s. Due to unknown reason, all the rats in town begin dying in a horrific manner. The town doctor, Bernard Rieux becomes concerned because of the manner the rats are dying. Soon the rats stop dying and the citizens become ill. It became evident that the Bubonic plague has hit the town. As people began to die, Rieux and other doctors beg authorities to take preventive action which results in a…

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  • Martin Luther King And Sartre Comparison

    Freedom can mean many things to many people, freedom to me means being liberated from what once held one in bondage. Although, freedom according to the Merriam Webster’s dictionary gives a concise definition which states: “Liberation from slavery or restraint or from the other power of another: independence. Nevertheless, Martin Luther king Jr. is a well-known activist who fought for the freedom for African Americans. Also know for the March and his I have a dream speech. He wrote a letter…

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  • The Background Of Albert Bandura's Social Learning Theory

    Body: In 1977, psychologist Albert Bandura created the social learning theory. This theory brings forth the idea that people, mostly children learn through modeling. Modeling is the act of learning through watching a parent or family member, television character, or a friend and later copying the behavior observed. Bandura’s most famous and known experiment was the “Bobo doll experiment”. During this experiment children watched an adult be aggressive towards a bobo doll and after they were…

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  • Relationship Between Hae And Adnan

    Adnan didn't have a good enough motive to kill Hae therefore he’s innocent. Or as how the state put it I feel like it was a weak one. But not just that it was also because he didn’t seem to be very affected by the breakup.Nor did his friends see a different view in his attitude not once did he seem sad or depressed over Hae. Also everyone always said that they had an on and off relationship but it was also a really normal teenage love. Hae and Adnan both seemed to move on from each other pretty…

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  • The Time Machine Analysis

    The Time Machine H.G. Wells composed The Time Machine in 1895, a long time before time travel as we probably are aware it was even thought about. It is presumed that many would joyfully fight that The Time Machine is the first catalyst for the idea that would bring forth such well-known media as Dr. Who and the more extensive part of time travel seen in other sci-fi. That being stated, time travel isn't the purpose of Wells' novella. Rather, time travel is the casing through which he…

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  • Albert Speer's Contribution To Nazi Germany

    In order to make a judgement on the contribution of Albert Speer to the history of Nazi Germany, and to international history, one must look into his role as Hitler 's architect and his role as Minister for Armaments. In order to better understand Speer, one must look into his background. Albert Speer the apolitical technocrat, was born in Mannheim, Germany on 19th March, 1905. He was the son of a wealthy and successful architect. While his family wealth provided Speer with numerous advantages…

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