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Albert Sabin (1906-1993)

Polish-American virologist Albert Sabin (1906-1993) developed the first effective trivalent live-attenuated (oral) poliovirus vaccine. (Contributed by Dr. Douglas Lanska. Source: Woodward T. The Armed Forces Epidemiological Board: its first fifty years. Falls Church, VA: Office of the Surgeon General, Department of the Army, 1990. Public domain photograph of a U.S. Army soldier taken in the course of the person’s official duties.)

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  • Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
  • Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Aseptic meningitis
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Bell palsy
  • Bulbar polio
  • Bulbospinal polio
  • Dizziness
  • Febrile seizures
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome in children
  • Infantile paralysis
  • Measles: neurologic complications
  • Nonparalytic polio
  • Optic neuritis
  • Paralytic polio
  • Polioencephalitis
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Post-polio progressive muscular atrophy
  • Post-polio syndrome
  • Spinal paralytic polio
  • Syncope
  • Transverse myelitis
  • Varicella-zoster virus infections of the nervous system
  • Vertigo
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • sudden infant death syndrome
  • tremors