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Pirates Go Catcher First Overall, Jonas Salk Would Be Rolling in His Grave, Eddio O Takes it Away, and more

Randy Baumann and the DVE Morning Show

The Pirates opted for Henry Davis first overall in the MLB Draft yesterday. If you really want to get back to seeing in person concerts, pay tribute to Jonas Salk by getting the vaccine. It was a big weekend in sports but maybe the biggest event was Eddie Olczyk singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" at the Cubs game on Friday night.

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12 Jul 2021

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S1E1: Dr. Jonas Salk

Genius Beats Fear

While America was reeling in the grips of polio, behind the scenes, one man was already fighting it: Dr. Jonas Salk. On the premiere episode of CrossBorder Solutions' Genius Beats Fear podcast, hear about his hardships and triumphs and learn what it really takes to save the world.


15 Jun 2021

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#082 - Jonas Salk on Population Control

Digging Deeper with Brian Hale

The continuing saga of good vs. evil as we learn that the infamous Jonas Salk had settled on being a scientist after many failures and is actually troubled by the fact that his work led to the real existential threat to mankind... over-population. LISTEN IN...


2 May 2021

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Episode 01 - Sandy Geroux, Dr Jonas Salk & More

Holy Crap! How‘d They Do That?

On today's show, we have a great discussion with best selling author Sandy Geroux, talking about her new book. We also look at the similarities between the coronavirus vaccine and the polio vaccine and the enormous amount of money that Dr Jonas Salk earned off its creation. All this and much more.


12 Apr 2021

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Episode 205: The Immortals – Dr. Jonas Salk

Newt's World

In 1952, nearly 60,000 children in the United States were infected with the poliovirus and thousands were paralyzed. More than 3,000 children died. Dr. Jonas Salk and his research team at the University of Pittsburgh, launched the largest human vaccine trial in history, injecting nearly 2 million American children with a potential vaccine. On April 12, 1955 they released the first successful vaccine for polio. Part of the Immortals leadership series. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


26 Feb 2021

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Polio and Jonas Salk

Question of the Day

Did you know scientist Jonas Salk developed a vaccine for polio but deliberately never patented it? In today's Flashcast, Murray and Tamika discuss what exactly polio is, what it was like growing up in the 1950s with classmates who had it, and how Salk developed the vaccine. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

5 Nov 2020

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October 28, 2020 "Jonas Salk"

The NameDay Project

Today we’re getting science-y and celebrating the man behind the first successful polio vaccine, Jonas Salk! An American virologist and medical researcher, Salk is known as a hero for his development of the Polio vaccine in 1955. He was also the founder and director of the Salk Institute of Biological Studies in California, which is still a prominent research facility. Happy birthday, Jonas! If YOU want a birthday shoutout, email us at TheNameDayProject@gmail.com with your name and any other details you want us to include.  There is less than a week left to vote in the Presidential Election! By now, it’s too late to mail in your ballot, but there are still ways to get your voice heard! Go to Vote.org for more information. 


28 Oct 2020

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Kw Ep 81: Jonas Salk, Reese Cups, 3FoO, Enola Holmes, ACDC! Happy Hump Day!!

Kw And The Portal to Nowhere

Quote of the day, Thank and Frank, 3FoO, Critique and Be Freak: ft Netflix Original Enola Holmes, Song of the Day! Happy Hump Day!!! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kellie-w/message


21 Oct 2020

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Are the shutdowns worth it? Plus, Jonas Salk's son compares COVID-19 to polio.

Coronavirus Daily

As more businesses open back up, what happens if cases and deaths spike? What would a second shutdown look like? One Stanford scientist questions if the shutdowns and social distancing really work. The son of Jonas Salk, who developed the polio vaccine, compares today's pandemic with worries decades ago about polio. While your stuck at home with your dog, a veterinarian says watch out for some behavioral problems. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


11 May 2020

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Best Of - Jonas Salk: Vanquisher of Polio

What It Takes

One of our very first episodes featured a rare interview with Dr. Jonas Salk, who developed the Polio vaccine at a time of tremendous panic. Today, as scientists around the world intensify efforts to come up with a vaccine for Covid-19, we thought you might find hope and inspiration in his story.  (The episode originally posted 9/21/2015.):Before Jonas Salk developed the Polio vaccine, thousands of children died every year or were left paralyzed by the virus (adults too). In 1952 alone, there were 58,000 cases in the United States. When news of the discovery was made public on April 12, 1955, Jonas Salk was hailed as a miracle worker. He further endeared himself to the public by refusing to patent the vaccine. He had no desire to profit personally from the discovery, but merely wished to see the vaccine disseminated as widely as possible. The interview with Dr. Salk featured in this episode was recorded in 1991. In it, Salk talks about being the child of uneducated immigrants, and carving his own path to medical school and eventually virology -- a specialty that didn't exist when he began as a researcher. He discusses the anti-semitic quotas he had to overcome, as well as the doubt and scorn of many of his peers. But he also describes the transformation and relief his polio vaccine brought to the world.


27 Apr 2020