Category Archives: Contagious diseases and vaccination

Is Tuberculosis similar in one medical field and the other? The trajectory of the BCG vaccine in France, 1900-1954.

This article presents the trajectory of the BCG vaccine, used against bovine and human tuberculosis, in France, from the beginning of the 20 th century to the end of the 1950’s. It reveals how Camille Guerin, one of the vaccine … Continue reading

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The Old Regime justice system, an unexpected source of education about ovine epidemic diseases. What lessons can be drawn from it in the region of haute Provence, circa 1660-1789?

Éric FABREMaître de conférences à l’IUT d’Aix-Marseille Université site de Digne-les-Bains, Docteur en biologie-écologie. Habilité à diriger des recherches en Histoire moderne et contemporaine eric.fabre@univ-amu.fr Priority must be given to manuscript sources when studying infectious animal diseases in haute Provence … Continue reading

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When rabies stroke in the south of Toulouse area before the French Revolution

Jean-Luc LAFFONT Maître de conférences en Histoire moderne Centre de Recherches sur les Sociétés et Environnements Méditerranéens (CRESEM), EA 2984 Université de Perpignan-Via Domitia, Département d’Histoire, Faculté des LSH 52, avenue Paul Alduy, 66860 Perpignan cedex jean-l.laffont@wanadoo.fr A new current … Continue reading

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About the rinderpest in Oise during the war 1870-1871

Olivier BERGER, with Jean-Pierre BESSE (†) Historien diplômé de Paris-Sorbonne 28 Résidence La Vallée 91120 Palaiseau olivierberger@laposte.net The epizootic plague that affected France with the Prussian invasion in 1870 is studied in the Oise county. A first chart counts the … Continue reading

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The equine mange epizootic during World War One: prevention and therapeutic failure

Claude MILHAUD Docteur Vétérinaire, Vétérinaire Général Inspecteur (2S) Membre émérite de l’Académie Vétérinaire de France 18 avenue Jean Jaurès 92140 Clamart clmilhaud@orange.fr Mange officially appears among the French army’s equine population in December 1914 in the wake of mobile warfare. … Continue reading

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The origin of the reservoir concept in epidemiology in books written in French and English

par Nadine STEINFELD* et Bernard TOMA** *Ingénieure de recherche de l’ATILF-CNRS/Université de Lorraine, email nadine.steinfeld@atilf.fr **Directeur honoraire de l’École nationale vétérinaire d’Alfort, email bftoma@vet-alfort.fr Bull-soc-fr-hist-med-sci-vet-2013-06

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Vaccination: a history. The industrialisation of vaccines production

Par Hervé BAZIN* *Dr vétérinaire, Dr ès Sciences, Pr émérite de la faculté de Médecine de l’Université de Louvain, Administrateur scientifique principal de la Commission européenne (e.r.), Membre de l’Académie vétérinaire de France, email herve-marie.bazin@wanadoo.fr Communication présentée le 16 novembre … Continue reading

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Vaccination : a history. From the Pasteur’s vaccines to the modern vaccines

Par Hervé BAZIN* *Dr vétérinaire, Dr ès Sciences, Pr émérite de la faculté de Médecine de l’Université de Louvain, Membre de l’Académie vétérinaire de France, email herve-marie.bazin@wanadoo.fr Communication présentée le 20 avril 2013 This essay tries to describe the beginning … Continue reading

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Glanders during World War One: more fright than hurt

Par Claude MILHAUD* *Docteur Vétérinaire, Vétérinaire Général Inspecteur (2s), Membre de l’Académie Vétérinaire de France, email clmilhaud@orange.fr Communication présentée le 16 novembre 2013 Since October 1914, glanders – a wartime disease – threatens all French national territory with its extreme … Continue reading

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Glossanthrax in herbivores, an extinct disease ?

par François Vallat Content: a review of epizootics that occurred in Europe from 1682 to 1838, and a reminder of their chronology as well as their spatial and temporal distribution. Results of research undertaken by the author to elucidate the … Continue reading

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