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Who developed the oral polio vaccine?
1. Edward Jenner
2. Albert Sabin
3. Michiaki Takahashi
4. Louis Pasteur

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Albert Sabin

The correct answer is Albert Sabin.

  • A live attenuated oral polio vaccine (OPV) developed by Dr. Albert Sabin and first used in 1961.
  • An inactivated (killed) polio vaccine (IPV) was developed by Dr. Jonas Salk and was first used in 1955.

Edward Jenner
  • He discovers vaccination for smallpox.
Michiaki Takahashi
  • He develops a vaccine for the virus of chickenpox.
Louis Pasteur
  • He is best known for inventing the process that bears his name, pasteurization.
    • Pasteurization kills microbes and prevents spoilage in beer, milk, and other goods.

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