In this episode we discuss the history of the effective treatment of smallpox, beginning with the crude method known as variolation and ending with the eradication of smallpox from the world in 1977. Gillian Webber returns as guest.
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Tags: disease, Europe, expansion, exploration, HI101, history, innovation, medicine, science, smallpox, social
“Imagine if there was a disease going on now with a 2% mortality rate,,, there’d be panic in the streets”
Oh no, did I actually say that? That’s really creepy!
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