TWiV Special: DA Henderson, smallpox eradicator
- August 23, 2016
- Tagged as: cdc, DA Henderson, eradication, infectious disease, Smallpox, Vaccine, viral, virology, virus, viruses, world health organization
Donald “D.A.” Henderson, a physician, educator, and epidemiologist who led the World Health Organization’s campaign to eradicate smallpox, died at 87 years of age on Aug. 19, 2016. Vincent was fortunate to have the opportunity to speak with DA Henderson in 2014 about his career, the smallpox eradication effort, and what it means for the eradication of polio.