History of Vaccines Blog

Polio and Swimming Pools: Historical Connections

June 28, 2012

Athena, Oregon, 1941. Russell Lee, photographer. Library of CongressToday's post is by History of Vaccines intern Alexandra Linn.

Going on Vacation? Think about Travel Vaccines

June 26, 2012


Aedes aegypti, National Library of MedicineToday's post is by History of Vaccines intern Alexandra Linn.

As summer heats up, families, vacationers, and honeymooners are rushing to travel clinics for their last-minute shots before embarking on their adventures. Here’s a quick guide to what you should keep in mind when getting any needed travel vaccines:

Vaccination Reminder Systems

June 22, 2012

CDCHave you ever forgotten to buy milk when you go to the grocery store? How about missing someone’s birthday? Because of the fast-paced world we live in, there are always going to be things that we forget to do. Some of them are more important than others. Bills need to be paid on time or we get fees charged to us. Applications need to be filed on time or we could miss out on an opportunity.

Historia de las Vacunas: ¡Ahora en español!

June 18, 2012

Dr. Jaime Ferrán y su vacuna contra el cólera, NLMNos complace informar a nuestros lectores que hemos añadido una nueva y significativa sección a nuestro sitio History of Vaccines. A partir de hoy, publicaremos contenido en español para nuestros numerosos visitantes de habla hispana.