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What Science Is Doing
Although the urgency of answering all these various questions has long been known, one reason why they have remained so long unanswered is the unparalleled costliness of infantile paralysis research. This is due to the unfortunate fact that the one experimental animal susceptible to this sickness is the monkey....
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Title: What Science Is Doing
Creator: Paul de Kruif (author)
Date: January 30, 1938
Format: Article
Publication: The President's Birthday Magazine
Publisher: National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis
Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Control no.: RJ 496 P2 P7 1938
Location: pp.20-21, 58, 60, 66
Keywords: Advocacy; Animals; Birthday Balls; Charity; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Doctors; Economics; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Fundraising; Media; Medical Professionals; Medical Research; Medicine; Medicine & Science; National Foundation For Infantile Paralysis; Physical Disability; Polio; Public Health Service; Public Relations; Service Organizations; Treatments Therapies Cures; Vaccines
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Science, Health & Technology
Funding Support Provided By: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute