Jonas Salk

By: Hope Green

Who is Jonas Salk?

A great scientist.

When was Jonas Salk Born?

- Jonas Salk was born on Oct. 28, 1914 in New York.

- Jonas Salk died on June 23, 1995 in La Jolla, California.

- So that means Jonas Salk lived for 81 years.

What did Jonas Salk do for work?

- Dr. Salk was a medical researcher.

- Also Dr. Salk was a virologist.

- He was a epidemiologist.

Where did Dr. Salk live?

- He lived in New York.

- Also, he lived in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

- Last, he lived in La Jolla, California.

The big discovery!!!!!

- The most important thing that Dr.Salk discovered was the vaccine for polio.

- Polio was a terrible illness that killed thousands of people.

- The people were so relieved that Dr. Salk created a vaccine for polio.

- So, he won a Nobel Peace Prize.

- Also, Dr. Salk won the Lasker Award in 1956.


Thank You!!!!!!!!!!