History of Vaccines Blog
The 1918-19 Spanish Influenza Pandemic and Vaccine Development
Finding the Flu: Crisis and Documentation
Today's blog post is by College of Physicians of Philadelphia Librarian Beth Lander.
Lora Little: The Vaccine Liberator
Today's blog post is by History of Vaccines intern Carley Roche.
Death, The Vaccinator
Today's blog post is by Carley Roche, History of Vaccines intern
Smallpox in Philadelphia, 1925
Carley Roche, an intern here at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, wrote today's blog post.
A Taxonomy of Vaccination Scars
A Death in the White House
John A. Kolmer, MD (1886-1962), was a Philadelphia physician whose interests included infectious diseases and public health. He developed a test for syphilis – the Kolmer test – and he was involved in early tests of Salvarsan, the first effective treatment for the disease.
Revisiting Early Uses of Diphtheria Anti-Toxin in the United States
I’ve previously written about an early use of diphtheria anti-toxin in the United States, on October 16, 1894. A pair of young Cincinnati physicians managed to find some anti-toxin in the possession of a local doctor who had brought it back from Europe.
Please, Nurse, May I Have Some Plague Vaccine?
Today's blog post is by Robert D. Hicks, PhD, Director, Mütter Museum/Historical Medical Library