Tag Archives: Thomas Francis

  • Children holding Polio Pioneers sign
    Michigan Medicine News

    Looking back on another virus battle: U-M’s role in polio history

    The University of Michigan played a special role in the fight against polio for many decades, from the treatment of its effects to the massive clinical trial that led to the first approved vaccine.

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  • Michigan Today

    The First Flu Shot

    U-M scientist Thomas Francis broke new ground in the fight against influenza with his work on the first flu shot.

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