Recently we’ve been developing new material for our historical timelines. In the near future, we’re planning to add some entries on typhoid fever and the development of typhoid vaccines.
After having heard arguments in the fall, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on February 22 on Bruesewitz vs. Wyeth, upholding a federal law that established protection for vaccine makers from lawsuits and that provides compensation for certain vaccine injuries.
Many of you have emailed and called us to ask if we’ll be webcasting the March 1 event here at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The answer is yes. Please tune in if you can’t be here in Philadelphia.
We’ve recently acquired some photographs and documents from a smallpox epidemic that occurred in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1925. Our own Dr. Bennett Lorber, President of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, acquired these items originally collected by Dr. Merle R. French (d.