House on Fire
The Fight to Eradicate Smallpox (Volume 21) (California/Milbank Books on Health and the Public)
by William H. Foege
A story of courage and risk-taking, House on Fire tells how smallpox, a disease that killed, blinded, and scarred millions over centuries of human history, was completely eradicated in a spectacular triumph of medicine and public health. Part autobiography, part mystery, the story is told by a man who was one of the architects of a radical vaccinat...