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Waldemar Mordecai Wolff Haffkine - bibliography

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Russian-British bacteriologist, born March 15, 1860, Odessa, Russia; died October 25, 1930, Lausanne, Switzerland.


  • Recherches biologiques sur l’Astasia Ocellata.
    Annales des sciences naturelles. 1885.
  • Recherches biologiques sur l’Euglena viridus.
    Annales des sciences naturelles. 1886.
  • Vaccination Against Asiatic Cholera.
    Lecture given at Calcutta Medical College, March 24, 1893.
    Published in: Indian Medical Gazette, Calcutta, volume 28, 1893.
  • Technique of Haffkine’s anti-cholera inoculations.
    With Ernest Hanbury Hankin (1865-1939) and Owen. Lahore, 1894.

  • A Lecture on Vaccination Against Cholera.
    British Medical Journal, December 21, 1895 (2): 1541-1544.
  • Anticholera inoculation. Calcutta, 1895.
  • An Inoculation of Coolies.
    Indian Medical Gazette, Calcuta, 1896, 31, No. 7.
  • Joint report on the epidemic of plague in Lower Damaun (Portuguese India) and on the effect of preventive inoculation there.
    With Surgeon-Major Lyons. Bombay, 1897.
  • Experiment on the effect of protective inoculation in the epidemic of plague at Undhera, Taluka Baroda, February and March, 1898. Bombay, 1898.
  • Report on the preventive inoculations against the plague in the Khoja community of Bombay, during the epidemic 1897-98. Bombay, 1898.
  • On Preventive Inoculation.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 1899, 65: 252-271.
  • Health of the Population After Plague Inoculation.
    Lecture given at Poona, June 29, 1901.Bombay, 1901.
  • Summarised report on the Plague Research Laboratory for 1896-1902.
    Bombay, 1902.
  • Summarised report on the Plague Research Laboratory for 1902-04.
    Bombay, 1904.
  • Les inoculations antipesteuse.
    Bulletin de l'institut Pasteur, Paris, 1906, 4: 825-840.
  • The Inoculation Accident in Manila in 1906: Contamination of Cholera Vaccine with Plague Virus.
    Journal of the American Medical Association, 1909, volume 52.
  • La vaccination contre le choléra, la peste bubonique et la fièvre typhoïde et les expériences de bactério-thérapie. Calcutta, 1909.
  • Protective inoculation against cholera. Calcutta, 1913.
  • On Prophylactic Inoculation Against Plague and Pneumonia. Calcutta, 1914.
  • Les nouvelles écoles techniques en Russie.
    Journal of the Norwegian Ministry of Public Instruction. 1889.
  • On the Primary Schools in Scandinavia . [Russian]. Popular School, 1889.
  • Preventive Inoculation. Popular Science Monthly. June-July 1900.
  • A Plea for Orthodoxy. Menorah Journal, 1916, 2 (2): 67-77. Biographical etc.
    Biographical etc.
  • Vaccination against cholera.
    The New York Times, January 1, 1896. From The London Standard.
  • G. Olpp:
    Hervorragende Tropenärzte. Munich, 1932, page 168.
  • Harry Wain (1907-1970):
    The Story Behind the Word. Some Interesting Origins of Medical Terms.
    Springfield, Illinois, Charles C. Thomas, 1958.
  • Selman A. Waksman:
    The Brilliant and Tragic Life of W.M.W. Haffkine: Bacteriologist.
    Rutgers University Press, 1964.
  • Henry Edinger:
    The Lonely Odyssey of W.M.W. Haffkine.
    Jewish Life, Volume 41, No. 2, Spring 1974.
  • Edythe Lutzker, 1904-1991.
    Haffkine, Waldemar Mordecai Wolfe. In: Charles Coulston Gillispie, editor in chief: Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Charles Scribner’s Sons. New York, 1970.
  • G. H. Bornside:
    Waldemar Haffkine's cholera vaccines and the Ferran-Haffkine priority dispute.
    Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, December 1982, 37 (4): 399-422.
    Referring to the Spanish bacteriologist and sanitarian Jaume Ferran i Clua (1852-1919 or 1929). Ferran developed the first cholera vaccine in 1885 and in 1893 his work on this subject was translated into French with the title L'Inoculation préventive contre le Cholera.
  • Jeremy M. Norman, editor:
    Morton’s Medical Bibliography. An annotated Check-list of Texts Illustrating the History of Medicine (Garrison and Morton).
    Fifth edition. Scolar Press, 1991.
  • B. J. Hawgood:
    Waldemar Mordecai Haffkine, CIE (1860-1930) : prophylactic vaccination against cholera and bubonic plague in British India.
    Journal of Medical Biography, 2007, 15 (1): 9-19.

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