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Timeline of vaccinations

A timeline of vaccinations from the eighteenth century to the present day.
Timeline of vaccines

This is a timeline of the development of vaccines. Although vaccines exist for many human diseases, only smallpox has been eliminated worldwide and these diseases continue to causes ten's of millions of deaths each year. Polio and measles are the current targets of worldwide eradication campaigns.

18th century
  • 1796 First vaccine for Smallpox, first vaccine for any disease
19th century
  • 1879 First vaccine for Cholera
  • 1881 First vaccine for Anthrax
  • 1882 First vaccine for Rabies
  • 1890 First vaccine for Tetanus
  • 1890 First vaccine for Diphtheria
  • 1896 First vaccine for Typhoid fever
  • 1897 First vaccine for Plague
20th century
  • 1926 First vaccine for Pertussis
  • 1927 First vaccine for Tuberculosis
  • 1932 First vaccine for Yellow Fever
  • 1937 First vaccine for Typhus
  • 1945 First vaccine for Influenza
  • 1952 First vaccine for Polio
  • 1954 First vaccine for Japanese encephalitis
  • 1957 First vaccine for adenovirus-4 and 7
  • 1962 First Oral Polio Vaccine
  • 1964 First vaccine for Measles
  • 1967 First vaccine for Mumps
  • 1970 First vaccine for Rubella
  • 1974 First vaccine for Chicken Pox
  • 1977 First vaccine for Pneumonia (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • 1978 First vaccine for Meningitis (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • 1981 First vaccine for Hepatitis B
  • 1985 First vaccine for Haemophilus influenzae type b (HiB)
  • 1992 First vaccine for Hepatitis A
  • 1998 First vaccine for Lyme Disease
  • 1998 First vaccine for rotavirus
Author : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_vaccines

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what is Haemophilus influenzae type b (HIB)
by 4446 30th Dec 2010, 8:44am

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