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Celebrating 110 Years of Anatoly Smorodintsev

This year marks 110th anniversary of Anatoly Smorodintsev, a prominent Russian virologist. To celebrate the occasion, national TV broadcaster Russia-1 produced a documentary titled “Duel with the Virus. Saving Humanity”. The documentary depicts the battle against deadly viruses in the 20th century. It describes an enormous contribution of Anatoly Smorodintsev in collaboration with Mikhail Chumakov and other Russian virologists to successful development and application of vaccines against poliomyelitis and other dangerous infectious agents.

The documentary is available in Russian here.

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