Pull out your scientific lab notebook:. it’s time to understand how vaccines are developed. If you are a student thinking about the eight years of college education that it will take to become a pharmacist, or are just interested in what takes place over the 10 to 15 years it takes to develop a vaccine, keep reading for all the notes you need to fill up your scientific lab notebook.
The World Before Vaccines
Today, students all over the United States or filling up scientific lab notebook after notebook with information to help them develop the next important scientific breakthrough, and we can easily take vaccines for granted. It was not always like this. Before vaccines became a worldwide reality, everyday people lives constantly with the fear of severe illness and death or disability from diseases that today have been almost entirely eradicated. In the 20th century alone, approximately 300,000,000 people died from smallpox bef