ALBERT B. SABIN, M.D.
Poliomyelitis, as well as many other infectious diseases, probably began their association with the human species long before human beings evolved in their present form. A few of these diseases, like smallpox and malaria, have already been eradicated from large parts of the world, although they still continue to contribute to the sum total of misery in other parts inhabited by hundreds of millions of human beings. In the present communication, I should like briefly to review the recently acquired knowledge which justifies the expectation that poliomyelitis may also be eradicated from large areas of the world.
An infectious disease
SABIN AB. Eradication of Poliomyelitis. Ann Intern Med. ;55:353–357. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-3-353
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(3):353-357.
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