Belgian Congo OPV Tests
- Belgian Congo OPV tests
As a young scientist, Stanley Plotkin worked on Hilary Koprowski's oral poliovirus vaccine trials in the former Belgian Congo. Here Plotkin discusses the state of poliomyelitis in the Belgian Congo and why trials were carried out there beginning in 1957. He also discusses Albert Sabin's polio vaccine trials in the former Soviet Union.
- Footage courtesy of The Vaccine Makers project
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