Waldemar Mordecai Haffkine and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

In response to anti-Semitism and Russian oppression, a vaccine pioneer gave us new vaccine technology in the 1800s.

It would take far too long to explain the historical context for what we are seeing happen in Ukraine today. That part of the world has been a flashpoint for many wars, because of its geographic location and the people fighting for it. It is true now, and it was true in 1881, when a young man named Waldemar Mordecai Wolff Haffkine was…

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Rene F. Najera, MPH, DrPH

Rene F. Najera, MPH, DrPH

DrPH in Epidemiology. Associate/JHBSPH. Adjunct/GMU. Epidemiologist at a county health dept. Editor, History of Vaccines. Father. Husband. (He/Him/His/El)