History of Vaccines Blog
Yellow Fever Epidemic in Angola
The 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.
American Presidents and Infectious Diseases
We've expanded and updated a popular post from 2012 by History of Vaccines former intern Alexandra Linn.
Please, Nurse, May I Have Some Plague Vaccine?
Today's blog post is by Robert D. Hicks, PhD, Director, Mütter Museum/Historical Medical Library
Hope for Zika Vaccine Stems from Precedent
At Tuesday’s sessions of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Annual Conference on Vaccine Research, vaccine scientists were moderately hopeful about developing an effective Zika virus vaccine.
A Physician's Duty: Serving in Pestilence and in War
Today's blog post is by College Librarian Beth Lander, MLS