Developing vaccines started over 200 years ago when Dr. Edward Jenner created the first vaccine designed to immunize against smallpox. In 1980, the World Health Organization (WHO) determined that smallpox, a disease that killed over 35% of its victims, was eradicated worldwide.
World Parkinson’s Day is celebrated on the 11th of April each year and it’s a day set aside to raise awareness of the reality of Parkinson’s disease and how it affects individuals and their families.
Nothing excites us more than talking with one of our patients. We asked retired Obstetrician Dr. Michael Hoffman, who participated in an RSV vaccine study, to answer a few questions for us. This is what he had to say.