December 2012

History of Vaccines Blog


Animal Vaccination Scene 1872

December 13, 2012

Charles F. Guillou, 1872. The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.We came across this sketch of smallpox vaccine production in the Historical Medical Library’s collection of materials from Charles F. Guillou (1813-1899).

National Influenza Vaccination Week: Interview with HHS Regional Health Administrator

December 3, 2012

Dalton G. Paxman, PhD, FCCPFor National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), we interviewed Dalton G. Paxman, PhD, FCPP, Regional Health Administrator for the mid-Atlantic region, where he oversees public health initiatives for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).