Role of My Cooperation with Soviet Scientists in the Elimination of Polio: Possible Lessons for Relations between the U.S.A. and the USSR

@article{Sabin1987RoleOM,
  title={Role of My Cooperation with Soviet Scientists in the Elimination of Polio: Possible Lessons for Relations between the U.S.A. and the USSR},
  author={A. Sabin},
  journal={Perspectives in Biology and Medicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={31},
  pages={57 - 64}
}
  • A. Sabin
  • Published 1987
  • Medicine
  • Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
  • The purpose of this communication is threefold: (1) to bring into perspective the important role ofmy cooperation with Soviet scientists in the development of the oral poliovirus vaccine used for more than 25 years for the elimination of paralytic poliomyelitis; (2) to describe the obstacles to worldwide eradication of the disease; and (3) to describe a hope I have derived from this experience that cooperative endeavors between the U.S.A. and the Soviet Union against the larger common enemy of… CONTINUE READING

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