America's first medical breakthrough: How popular excitement about a French Rabies cure in 1885

Hansen, Bert
April 1998
American Historical Review;Apr98, Vol. 103 Issue 2, p373
Academic Journal
Examines the American public's reaction to the rabies vaccine developed by French chemist Louis Pasteur in 1885. What led to the knowledge of the vaccine by Americans; How the public's reaction impacted on the future of advances in medicine; What popularized Pasteur's vaccine for rabies; Analysis of Americans attitudes to medicine; Outline of rabies victims inoculated by Pasteur.


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