Hepatitis in History

Historical Events

  • 1971-03-29 Development of a serum hepatitis vaccine for children announced
  • 1980-05-16 Brian May of rock group Queen collapses on stage with hepatitis
  • 2014-04-12 The new drug, ABT-450, with a 90-95% success rate for treating Hepatitis C, is announced

Famous Birthdays

  • 1919-08-30 Maurice R. Hilleman, Miles City Montana, American Microbiologist who developed over 36 vaccines including measles, mumps, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, chickenpox, meningitis, pneumonia

Famous Deaths

  • 2005-04-11 Maurice R. Hilleman, American Microbiologist who developed over 36 vaccines including measles, mumps, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, chickenpox, meningitis, pneumonia, dies at 85