Exhibit on Dr. Hilleman and vaccines opens at Carter County Museum
May 28, 2021
The Carter County Museum is excited to announce the debut of "Shots Felt 'Round the World: Maurice Hilleman and the Montana Origins of the Fight Against Pandemics" exhibition in the Central Schoolhouse Gallery on Main Street.
Considered by many to be the father of modern vaccines, Dr. Maurice Hilleman made it his life's mission to eradicate childhood diseases. During his career, he created over 40 vaccines, including eight of the twelve commonly given to children today. He is credited with saving more than a billion lives around the globe. From his birth in Miles City to his time studying...