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Timeline of key events

vaccine: Timeline of key events

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Date Event People Places Sciences
11 Aug 1972Max Theiler diedTheiler Vaccine
1980US licensed first rabies vaccine for human useKoprowski, Plotkin, WiktorWistar InstituteVaccine, Virology
08 Sep 1985John F Enders diedEndersChildren's Hospital BostonVirology, Vaccine
Jul 1986First recombinant vaccine licensed Merck & CoRecombinant DNA, Vaccine
1995US licensed first wildlife rabies vaccine Wistar InstituteVaccine, Virology
23 Jun 1995Jonas Salk diedSalkUniversity of PittsburghVirology, Vaccine
26 Feb 1997Max Sterne diedSterneOnderstepoort Veterinary Research InstituteVaccine
2006Vaccine approved for preventing rotavirus, a major kiler of children Plotkin, Clark, OffitWistar InstituteVaccine, Virology
31 Jan 2008New vaccine delivery system unveiled for preventing viral diseasesErtlWistar InstituteVaccines, Virology
23 Jun 2016FDA approved first clinical trial for zika virus vaccineWeinerWistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Inovio Pharmaceuticals, GeneOne Life Science, Public Health Agency of CanadaVaccines, Virology

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