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Deadly Disease Timeline 1961 - 1970



Year disease (findings) / outbreaks scientific reasearch/cure Medicines Articles
1961 Chloroquine resistance developed in Plasmodium falciparum strains from South America and Southeat Asia and spread to most of the world except Africa.
                 
1962   First oral polio vaccine        
1963 Cholera outbreak in Bangladesh First vaccine for measles       The Left Boy Has Measles
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1964 Cholera outbreak in India       Board of Works for the Limehouse District Issue a Poster Warning About the Effects of Cholera
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1965          
1966 Cholera outbreak in USSR        
1967   The human diploid cell rabies vaccine (H.D.C.V.) was started in 1967. First vaccine for mumps       Mad Dog, a Caricature of People's Fear of a Mad-Dog and of Rabies, 1826
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1968   Rickets : Hector F. DeLuca and colleagues isolate an active vitamin D metabolite and identify it as 25-hydroxyvitamin D3. They later prove that the substance is produced in the liver.      
1969   It was recognised that eradication was not achievable in many areas and that instead the goal should be control. Problems with eradication stemmed from geographical differences in behaviour of Anopheles which made a uniform control approach ineffective, and also support from local communities was often lacking.
       
1970 WHO's expert committee estimated that an aircraft release of 50 kg of anthrax over a 5 million population would kill 250,000 - 100,000 of whom would die without treatment. Diabetes : Blood glucose meters and insulin pumps are developed.

Cell free anthrax vaccine for humans a sterile filtrate of cultures from an avirulent noncapsulated strain that elaborates protective antigen was licensed in the United States
First vaccine for rubella       Anthrax - Among the Living
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