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Patents, Healthcare, Drugs, Immunization, Polio, Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk was the inventor of the Polio Vaccine.

In 1952, when asked, “Who owns the patent on this vaccine?”

Jonas Salk replied, “Well… The people, I would say. There is no patent. Could you patent the sun?”

[Source: Sicko, Interviews segment in DVD extras]

By Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson is a freelance writer and tech consultant in Iowa City. He is also the founder and Director of the ResourcesForLife.com website. Learn more at AboutGregJohnson.com