April 2013

History of Vaccines Blog


NFID Conference: Challenges of Maternal Immunization

April 24, 2013

Source: CDC.govDay 2 of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Annual Conference on Vaccine Research included a focus on maternal immunization. Carol J.

NFID Annual Conference on Vaccine Research: Focus on Eradication

April 23, 2013

We’re spending National Infant Immunization Week in Baltimore at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Annual Conference on Vaccine Research. It’s three full days of sessions focused on research into existing and new vaccines, as well as research on epidemiologic and public health aspects of infectious diseases and vaccines. One of the main threads at the first day of the conference was disease eradication.

Hilary Koprowski, Polio Vaccine Developer, Dies at 96

April 13, 2013

Hilary Koprowski, 1950sHilary Koprowski, Fellow of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and a member of the advisory board for The History of Vaccines, died on April 11, 2013. He was 96 years old.