Dr Dora Vargha



Socialist utopia in practice: everyday life and medical authority in a Hungarian polio hospital, Social History of Medicine, 2017

with Greene J, Grey-market medicines: Diphtheria antitoxin and the decay of biomedical infrastructure, Lancet, The, Elsevier, 2017

with Antic A, Conterio J, Beyond Liberal Internationalism, Contemporary European History, vol. 25, no. 2, 2016, 359-371

Between east and west: Polio vaccination across the iron curtain in cold war Hungary, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 88, no. 2, 2014, 319-343

The Medicalization of Sin. The body of the prostitute in 19th century Hungarian medical discourse, Budapesti Negyed (Budapest Quarterly), vol. 47-48, 2005


Vaccination and the communist state, in Holmberg C, Blume S, Greenough P (eds) The politics of vaccination. A global history, Manchester: University of Manchester Press, 2017

Internet publications

After the End of Disease Series, 2016

After the End of Disease: Rethinking the Epidemic Narrative, 2016


with Brydan D, Los antivacunas y el pasado fascista de EspaNa, El País, Ediciones El País, S.L., 2015

Outbreaks of disease and war: polio's history with conflict, The Guardian, Guardian Media Group, 2014