December 2013

History of Vaccines Blog


When Bad News Is Good News

December 20, 2013

Haemophilus influenzae, (c) Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.Our advisor, Thomas Fekete, MD, FCPP, is the author of today’s post. Dr.

Working in Mali for Child and Maternal Health

December 19, 2013

Mother, child, and community health worker in Bamako. Courtesy Mali Health.In Mali, the mortality rate for children under five is about 20%, higher than the overall child mortality rate in the World Health Organization Africa Region.

National Influenza Vaccination Week: Interview with HHS Region 3 Administrator Paxman

December 9, 2013

Dalton G. Paxman, PhD, FCPPFor National Influenza Vaccination Week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dalton 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).