History of Vaccines Blog
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.
Early Uses of Diphtheria Antitoxin in the United States
In honor of National Immunization Awareness Month, we look at one of the diseases that immunization has nearly eliminated in the United States…