Posts Tagged: Doctors

Heat and Vaccine Lymph: How warm climates disrupted British imperial public health practices, 1880-1903

By Kristin Brig In his 1894 Reports on the Public Health in the British Cape Colony, Dr. Alfred Gregory spotted a frustrating problem with the colony’s supply of vaccine lymph: hot temperatures were killing the lymph’s cowpox viruses, rendering the

Heat and Vaccine Lymph: How warm climates disrupted British imperial public health practices, 1880-1903

By Kristin Brig In his 1894 Reports on the Public Health in the British Cape Colony, Dr. Alfred Gregory spotted a frustrating problem with the colony’s supply of vaccine lymph: hot temperatures were killing the lymph’s cowpox viruses, rendering the

Irish Medical Migration and the First World War

By David Durnin “I was just wasting my time remaining in Ireland. I became very restless. I wanted to get away. Anywhere out of Dublin.”[i] These were the words of James Abraham, an Irish doctor who received his M.D. from

Irish Medical Migration and the First World War

By David Durnin “I was just wasting my time remaining in Ireland. I became very restless. I wanted to get away. Anywhere out of Dublin.”[i] These were the words of James Abraham, an Irish doctor who received his M.D. from