History of Vaccines Blog
April 3 Lecture on 300 Years of Immunization Advocacy
A Scab Story Bites Back
Today's blog post is by Robert D. Hicks and Anna N. Dhody
Lora Little: The Vaccine Liberator
Today's blog post is by History of Vaccines intern Carley Roche.
Spurious Vaccination in the Civil War: December 13 Talk
Join us December 13 at 6:30pm for an illustrated talk about smallpox vaccination in the American Civil War.
Death, The Vaccinator
Today's blog post is by Carley Roche, History of Vaccines intern
D. A. Henderson, 1928-2016
A Scab Story
Today's blog post is by Robert D. Hicks, PhD, Director, Mütter Museum/Historical Medical Library, William Maul Measey Chair for the History of Medicine, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
A Taxonomy of Vaccination Scars
The Stranger in the Mirror in Bleak House
As I was reading Charles Dickens’s Bleak House, I was interested to find a description of an illness that most likely was smallpox. The incident involves Esther Summerson, the self-sacrificing heroine.