With three highly efficacious vaccines widely available for COVID-19 in the United States (which were developed in record time, breaking the record set by a mumps vaccine in the 1960s), we are beginning to see the light at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. But the effort to reach herd immunity and reduce the COVID-19… Read more →
Jim Harris is an historian of modern Europe (with a focus on Great Britain) and the history of science, medicine and the environment. He is currently a lecturer in the department of history at The Ohio State University. His current research focuses on the history of public health in urban Britain, as well as other aspects of the history of science—especially the history of infectious diseases and the history of the human sciences.