History of Vaccinology

Events

Smallpox

1798

(Plotkin, 2005)

Anthrax

1881

(Plotkin, 2005)

Rabies

1885

(Plotkin, 2005)

Cholera

1896

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Plague

1897

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Diphtheria

1923

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Tetanus

1924

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Pertussis

1926

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Bacillus Calmette-Géurin

1927

Used to treat tuberculosis
(Plotkin, 2005)

Yellow Fever

1935

(Plotkin, 2005)

Influenza

1936

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Typhus

1938

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Oral Polio

1962

(Plotkin, 2005)

Measles

1963

(Plotkin, 2005)

Mumps

1967

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Rubella

1969

(Plotkin, 2005)

Adenovirus

1971

(Plotkin, 2005)

Meningococcal disease

1974

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Pneumococcal disease

1977

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Hepatitis B

1981

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Typhoid

1989

(Plotkin, 2005)

Japanese encephalitis

1992

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Variella

1995

(Plotkin, 2005)

Hepatitis A

1996

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Acellular pertosis

1996

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Lyme disease

1998

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)

Live Influenza

2003

(Plotkin, 2005)

Rotavirus bovine-human

2005

(Plotkin, 2005)

Rotavirus 89-12

2005

(Plotkin, 2005)

Human papillomavirus

2006

(Plotkin & Plotkin, 2011)