History of Vaccines Blog
Anti-Vaccine Activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Claims to Head Trump Vaccine Panel
President-Elect Donald Trump and Vaccines
What does the United States president-elect have to say about vaccines?
Measles Elimination in the Americas
Smallpox in Philadelphia, 1925
Carley Roche, an intern here at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, wrote today's blog post.
Zika Virus: Expert Discussion by Scott Weaver, PhD
Zika Virus: History, Neurologic Disease, and Threat to the Americas
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia is pleased to announce a public program on Monday, May 16, 2016, at 8 am (breakfast at 7:30am) on the Zika virus epidemic. Scott C.
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.
Typhus, War, and Vaccines
Today's blog post is by Carley Roche, a recent graduate from Drexel University and an intern here at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania Coalition for Informed Consent and NVIC
The Pennsylvania Coalition for Informed Consent (PCIC) formed in March 2015, in the wake of the measles outbreaks that began in December 2014. During that time, Pennsylvania legislators introduced a bill to eliminate philosophical belief exemptions to school vaccinations, to which PCIC objected.
Mumps Roughs Up Hockey Players
We've all been following the National Hockey League mumps outbreak in the past few weeks. And by now, those of us who are known for opining on infectious diseases have been asked by our friends why even people who are fully and recently vaccinated are coming down with the disease.