August 2010

History of Vaccines Blog


Early Uses of Diphtheria Antitoxin in the United States

August 2, 2010

In honor of National Immunization Awareness Month, we look at one of the diseases that immunization has nearly eliminated in the United States…

Cincinnati Hospital interns, 1894-95. Charles Waugh Reynolds, MD, is seated at the right, and George Joseph Hermann, MD, at the far right. Courtesy GA Hermann, MD