Historical Perspectives On Contemporary Issues
Polio Across the Iron Curtain: A Conversation with Dora Vargha
In this podcast episode, we discuss the history of vaccines and public health with Dora Vargha, author of Polio Across the Iron Curtain: Hungary's Cold War with an Epidemic.
Dora Vargha is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Humanities at the University of Exeter. She is the author of Polio Across the Iron Curtain: Hungary's Cold War with an Epidemic.
Polio Across the Iron Curtain: Hungary's Cold War with an Epidemic (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018) is available as Open Access here.
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Some materials related to this topic include:
Poliomyelitis Records, American Philosophical Society
Simon Flexner Papers, American Philosophical Society
Thomas M. Rivers Papers, American Philosophical Society
Visiting Nurse Association of Ambler & Vicinity Records, Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing
David Baltimore Oral History, California Institute of Technology
Renato Dulbecco Collection, California Institute of Technology
History of Vaccines, College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Toomey j. gazette / by, for, and about Respiratory Polios, Hagley Museum and Library
Jonas Salk Correspondence, Huntington Library
Library of Social and Economic Aspects of Medicine of Michael M. Davis, 1920-1966, New York Academy of Medicine
Medical Society of the County of New York Records, 1806-1989, New York Academy of Medicine
Albert B. Sabin Papers, Rockefeller Archive Center
Purnell W. Choppin papers, Rockefeller University Faculty, Accession 1992:039, Rockefeller Archive Center
Bert Hansen collection of medicine and public health in popular graphic art, 1850-2010, Yale University