Sunday, 28 January 2018 19:32

A pox on your horse - TWiV 478

How infectious horsepox virus – likely the ancestor of smallpox vaccines – was recovered from chemically synthesized DNA fragments.

Published in TWiV

Donald “D.A.” Henderson, a physician, educator, and epidemiologist who led the World Health Organization’s campaign to eradicate smallpox, died at 87 years of age on Aug. 19, 2016. Vincent was fortunate to have the opportunity to speak with DA Henderson in 2014 about his career, the smallpox eradication effort, and what it means for the eradication of polio. 

Published in TWiV

A look at how Native American communities responded to new diseases, including establishing quarantines, to protect themselves against smallpox and other diseases.

 

Published in Microbe Magazine

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