Episode 52: On the Subject of Vaccination
“Our life expectancy from the 20s to the current day increased by over 50 years for three reasons: public health, toilets and vaccines.” - Dr. Vincent Racaniello Ph.D
The subject of vaccination can be a touchy one to say the least. Join us as Columbia Professor and virologist, Dr. Vincent Racaniello, teaches us about how vaccines work, discusses some common fallacies about vaccination, and gives our listeners some well vetted, valuable resources on the subject of vaccination.
Get in touch with Vincent by visiting his websites (http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/ or http://www.virology.ws/twiv/ ); sending him an email (firstname.lastname@example.org); or by finding him on Twitter, YouTube or Instagram (@profvrr). On his website, you’ll also find links to his blogs and podcasts.
Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS): https://vaers.hhs.gov
Vaccines and Your Child - A book by Paul Offit and Charlotte Moser - Email DanceWellPodcast@gmail.com or Vincent@virology.ws if you’d like a copy of this pdf
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Host: Marissa Schaeffer
Co-Hosts: Ellie Kusner and Marissa Schaeffer
Introduction Soundscape: Brendan Berry and Dylan Ezzie