March 2016

History of Vaccines Blog


Yellow Fever Epidemic in Angola

March 25, 2016

Drawing of Aedes aegypti, National Library of MedicineThe World Health Organization is reporting a yellow fever outbreak in Angola that began in late 2015. Since the last reported yellow fever cases in Angola occurred more than 30 years ago, this epidemic, with more than 450 cases and 178 deaths, is alarming.

Typhus, War, and Vaccines

March 16, 2016

U.S. Army medical personnel inoculate Egyptian civilians for typhus. Source: vaccines.milToday's blog post is by Carley Roche, a recent graduate from Drexel University and an intern here at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

Zika Virus and Vaccines Talk, 5/16/16

March 10, 2016

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia is pleased to announce a public program on Monday, May 16, 2016, at 8 am on the Zika virus epidemic. Scott C.