63 minutes | Feb 20th 2021

Episode 0093—Vaccine Variation

In the early 1950s, Jonas Salk and other scientists led the effort to develop and deploy an effective vaccine against polio.  In subsequent decades, significant progress was made to eradicate other diseases through the development of successful vaccines and widespread immunization programs.How might the course of medical and social history be different if Salk's vaccine had proved ineffective or delayed?  What are the lessons and implications of those vaccines on the current global pandemic and efforts to stem the spread of COVID?Patron  Eric Rush joins for this episode on the topic he suggested. Link to Referenced YouTube Video on Herd Immunity illustrated via mousetraps and ping-pong balls.https://youtu.be/Et_J8_x4qBsListeners can get a FREE audiobook with theirFREE 30-Day Trial Membership from Audible CLICK HEREWebsite: www.aforkintimepodcast.comE-Mail: aforkintimepodcast@gmail.comDirect Link to Listener Survey: https://www.aforkintimepodcast.com/listenersurveyIf you enjoy the podcast, you can help by supporting us via Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/aforkintimeYou can follow A Fork In Time on….Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintimeTwitter: @AFITPodcastPinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintimeTheme Music: Conquer by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/aforkintime)
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