Lise Wilkinson, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, UK
Published online: May 2001
1899–1972South African born research physician whose work culminated in the development of the yellow fever 17D vaccine, still the preferred method of immunization today.
Keywords: yellow fever; 17D vaccine; live viral vaccines; immune serum
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The Arthropod‐borne Viruses of Vertebrates: An Account of the Rockefeller Foundation Virus Program 1951–1970.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press.
Nobel Prize Winners in Medicine and Physiology 1901–1965.
London/New York/Toronto: Abelard‐Schuman.
There was a Man.
Cape Town: Howard Timmins.
[This is an extensive biography of Theiler's father, which also throws light on details of the early life, education, and careers of Max Theiler and his three siblings.]