From historical safety concerns, like the Cutter Incident in 1955 or the withdrawal of the first rotavirus vaccine in 1999, to improvements in vaccine safety and the control, elimination, and eradication of vaccine-preventable diseases, understanding the history of vaccines can help you understand how important vaccines really are to us all.
History of Vaccines
Too bad that most folks have forgotten that iseases that are now vaccine-preventable have long made headlines in the papers.
The last case of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in the United States that wasn’t imported occurred just before 2004.
A Little cartoon about polio vaccines 64 years ago helped get kids vaccinated and protected.