Circulating Now welcomes Dr. Morens, Senior Advisor to the Director of the NIAID and an epidemiologist with a long-standing interest in emerging infectious diseases, virology, tropical medicine, and medical history.
Influenza Precautions, Then and Now
Dr. Tom Ewing, Professor of History at Virginia Tech offers a comparison of health recommendations during the Spanish Influenza epidemic of 1918 and today.
Kick Polio out of Nigeria
By Erika Mills During the World Cup, the globe is consumed by The Beautiful Game. Soccer is everywhere—even in public health messages! This poster encouraged
Losing the Miracle?
An interview with Maryn McKenna, who spoke at the National Library of Medicine on “Losing the Miracle? Agriculture, the FDA, and the Controversy over Farm Antibiotics.”
By Ginny A. Roth In this black and white photograph from the 1950s, a nurse stands by while Jonas Salk inoculates a young girl with
Béla Schick and Serum Sickness
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Diane Wendt and Mallory Warner from the Division of Medicine and Science at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Vessels, Tubes and Tanks
Diane Wendt spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Vessels, Tubes and Tanks: Historic Biotechnologies at the Smithsonian.” Ms. Wendt is cocurator of
Dr. Albert Sabin: A Closer Look
By Laura McNulty and Ginny A. Roth Dr. Albert Sabin was born today, August 26 in 1906 in Poland and is best known for developing
Don’t Hesitate. Vaccinate.
By Ginny A. Roth This 1977 poster titled “Parents of Earth, Are Your Children Fully Immunized?” from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, features Star