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Dr Krishna Ella unveils book by Eminent Virologist Dr Jacob John

19 March 2022 | News

The book “POLIO – The Eradication Imbroglio” is authored by Dr T Jacob John and Dr Dhanya Dharmapalan

A book by Eminent virologist and Emeritus Professor of Virology, Christian Medical College, Vellore Dr T. Jacob John, & Dr Dhanya Dharmapalan was officially released by D. Krishna Ella, Scientist, Co-Founder, Chairman and Managing Director Bharat Biotech in New Delhi.

Dr John was also felicitated by Dr Ella and Suchitra Ella for his outstanding contributions in Science and Technology, his relentless work in developing the Polio Vaccine and in eradication of Polio in India. 

The book “POLIO – The Eradication Imbroglio” authored by Dr T Jacob John and Dr Dhanya Dharmapalan published reminds us of the pitfalls countries encountered in the past and present in the control and prevention of pandemics and even epidemics.

The book highlights - Causative microorganisms of infectious diseases such as polio and others can only be eliminated and eradicated from our planet by uniform global decisions rapidly adapted by all the countries and their governments without reference to their gross domestic product or status of public health systems.
 
Dr Jacob who joined the Christian Medical College as teaching faculty in 1959 rose to become the Professor of Virology in the institution. Dr. John is acknowledged for having established the Department of Diagnostic Virology Laboratory at the Christian Medical College.

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