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(hăfkĭn)Waldemar Mordecai Wolfe 1860-1930
  1. Russian bacteriologist known for his work in India on inoculations against cholera and plague.
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Historical Examples

  • And the method of vaccination which Doctor Haffkine believes he has discovered?

    McClure's Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 4, September 1893


  • Professor Haffkine's preventive inoculation against the plague is still being largely employed in India.

  • I do not know how old the Haffkine's Fluid is; and the older it is, the longer it takes to render one immune.

    Cappy Ricks Retires

    Peter B. Kyne