May 2013

History of Vaccines Blog


Circulating Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus and the Eradication Endgame

May 29, 2013

Department of Defense, OPV in AfghanistanA recent paper published in Journal of Virology describes sporadic and sustained outbreaks of illness from vaccine-derived polioviruses in Nigeria.[i] This study draws attention to what is often called the polio endgame – the vaccines and immunization activities that will be necessary to eradic

Testing a Smallpox Digital Game

May 3, 2013

Pox in the City, courtesy Lisa RosnerOn Wednesday I spent some time working with students from nearby Science Learning Academy.