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virology: Timeline of key events
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|23 Jun 1995||Jonas Salk died||Salk||University of Pittsburgh||Virology, Vaccine|
|29 Mar 1997||Death of Norman Wingate (Bill) Pirie||Pirie||Rothamsted Experimental Station||RNA, Virology|
|22 May 1997||Alfred D Hershey died||Hershey||Carnegie Institution of Washington||Genetics, Virology|
|10 Apr 1999||Heinz Ludwig Fraenkel-Conrat died||Fraenkel-Conrat||University of California Berkeley||Genetics, Virology|
|04 Aug 2003||Frederick Chapman Robbins died||Robbins||Western Reserve University||Virology|
|2006||Vaccine approved for preventing rotavirus, a major kiler of children||Plotkin, Clark, Offit||Wistar Institute||Vaccine, Virology|
|31 Jan 2008||New vaccine delivery system unveiled for preventing viral diseases||Ertl||Wistar Institute||Vaccines, Virology|
|23 Aug 2008||Thomas H Weller died||Weller||Children's Medical Center Boston||Virology|
|19 Feb 2012||Renato Dulbecco died||Dulbecco||Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratory||Genetics, Virology, Oncology|
|23 Jun 2016||FDA approved first clinical trial for zika virus vaccine||Weiner||Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Inovio Pharmaceuticals, GeneOne Life Science, Public Health Agency of Canada||Vaccines, Virology|
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