Science: Smallpox Vaccine
History of Smallpox Vaccination
For centuries, it was known that people who survived smallpox became immune to it. For that reason, nearly every culture tried to induce immunity in healthy individuals. The...
How we conquered the deadly smallpox virus
For 10,000 years, humanity suffered from the scourge of smallpox. The virus killed almost a third of its victims within two weeks and left survivors horribly scarred. But...
Edward Jenner - Smallpox Vaccine
Ameripox: The Missing Plague
When Europeans landed in the Americas, countless native inhabitants contracted and died from plagues like smallpox. But why weren't there similar extant diseases that spread to Europeans? CGP...
How Does The FDA Approve New Drugs?
In July 2015 a bill called “21st Century Cures” was overwhelmingly passed by the US House of Representatives. The legislation would increase funding towards the federal drug-approval process,...