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November 1947

The Challenge of Polio.

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Roland H. Berg. Price, $2.50. Pp. 202. New York: The Dial Press, 1946.

Am J Dis Child. 1947;74(5):647. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1947.02030010661014

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Abstract

The author has ably condensed the history of, and the research trends in, poliomyelitis, with surprisingly little distortion or bias. The material is presented in such a manner that the book is exceptionally readable, and should be easily comprehended by the nonprofessional reader, for whom it appears to be primarily intended. One is constantly aware that the author has an extraordinary knowledge of his subject, together with obvious ability as a medical reporter.

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