To the Editor: In his JAMA Classics article, Dr Beasley1 provided a commentary about the 1976 article by Buynak et al on vaccine against human hepatitis B.2 However, his discussion did not include Philippe Maupas, a professor of microbiology at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Tours in France.
Braillon A. Developers of the Hepatitis B Vaccine. JAMA. 2009;302(23):2552. doi:10.1001/jama.2009.1832