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German neurpathologist and psychiatrist, born June 14, 1864, Marktbreit, Bavaria; died December 19, 1915, Breslau.
Jonas Edward Salk
American medical scientist, born October 28, 1914, New York City; died June 23, 1995, La Jolla, California.
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