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The unsung women who helped eradicate smallpox from India

The unsung women who helped eradicate smallpox from India

Searching through institutional histories of the campaign.
How Anti-Vaccine Sentiment Took Hold in the United States

How Anti-Vaccine Sentiment Took Hold in the United States

As families face back-to-school medical requirements this month, the country feels the impact of a vaccine resistance movement decades in the making.
How Anti-Vaccine Sentiment Took Hold in the United States

How Anti-Vaccine Sentiment Took Hold in the United States

As families face back-to-school medical requirements this month, the country feels the impact of a vaccine resistance movement decades in the making.
How Anti-Vaccine Sentiment Took Hold in the United States

How Anti-Vaccine Sentiment Took Hold in the United States

As families face back-to-school medical requirements this month, the country feels the impact of a vaccine resistance movement decades in the making.
An Explosion Rocked a Russian Pathogen Lab That Stores Ebola, Smallpox

An Explosion Rocked a Russian Pathogen Lab That Stores Ebola, Smallpox

The incident highlights the risks of researching and storing lethal pathogens.
Explosion at Russian lab housing smallpox virus somehow hasn’t triggered the apocalypse… yet

Explosion at Russian lab housing smallpox virus somehow hasn’t triggered the apocalypse… yet

Scientists studying deadly pathogens have to be extremely careful to ensure troublesome viruses and bacteria don't somehow make it out of their controlled environments. That means donning lots of
Only two facilities in world hold deadly smallpox virus. An explosion just ripped through one.

Only two facilities in world hold deadly smallpox virus. An explosion just ripped through one.

Only two facilities in the world hold active strains of the deadly smallpox virus that was declared eradicated in 1980. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have one in their Atlanta
Gas Explosion at Russian Lab That Holds Ebola and Smallpox Samples

Gas Explosion at Russian Lab That Holds Ebola and Smallpox Samples

A gas explosion has sparked a fire at a Russian bioweapons facility which stores viruses including Ebola, smallpox and Anthrax. The blast occurred on Monday after a gas cylinder exploded during
Explosion at Russian lab that holds smallpox samples

Explosion at Russian lab that holds smallpox samples

There's been an explosion and fire at the Russian State Centre for Research on Virology and Biotechnology (Vector), a facility near Novosibirsk in Siberia that happens to hold live samples of
Uhh, Part of the Facility Where Russia Stores Smallpox and Ebola Exploded

Uhh, Part of the Facility Where Russia Stores Smallpox and Ebola Exploded

блядь! An explosion at Russia’s State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology (Vector) resulted in a fire, glass blown out throughout the building, and one worker suffering third degree burns on
18 Skeletons, 3 Buttons and a Revolutionary War Mystery

18 Skeletons, 3 Buttons and a Revolutionary War Mystery

Archaeologists conducted a dig in early February in Lake George, N.Y., on the site of what may have been a burial ground for Revolutionary War soldiers.
Part Two: Andrew Wakefield: The Worst Doctor Alive

Part Two: Andrew Wakefield: The Worst Doctor Alive

In part two on the Anti-Vaccine Movement, Robert is joined again by Anna Salinas and they discuss corrupt doctor, Andrew Wakefield.
Part One: The Birth of the Anti-Vaccine Movement

Part One: The Birth of the Anti-Vaccine Movement

In episode 48, Robert is joined by Anna Salinas to discuss the origins of the anti-vaccine movement.
North Korea’s Less-Known Military Threat: Biological Weapons

North Korea’s Less-Known Military Threat: Biological Weapons

North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, center, touring the Pyongyang Bio-Technical Institute, in a photo released in June 2015 by the North Korean news agency.
North Korea’s Less-Known Military Threat: Biological Weapons

North Korea’s Less-Known Military Threat: Biological Weapons

North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, center, touring the Pyongyang Bio-Technical Institute, in a photo released in June 2015 by the North Korean news agency.
North Korea’s Less-Known Military Threat: Biological Weapons

North Korea’s Less-Known Military Threat: Biological Weapons

North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, center, touring the Pyongyang Bio-Technical Institute, in a photo released in June 2015 by the North Korean news agency.
#NoTrumpFriday November 9, 2018 Edition

#NoTrumpFriday November 9, 2018 Edition

The Tuesday midterms were, at best, interesting, and sure to be the face that launches a thousand battleships. Between now and then, with a split Senate and House, there will be a lot of in-fighting,
Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved by F.D.A., a Move Against Bioterrorism

Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved by F.D.A., a Move Against Bioterrorism

Smallpox was eliminated in 1980, but experts have feared the virus, above, may return via laboratory accident or terrorist attack.
Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved by F.D.A., a Move Against Bioterrorism

Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved by F.D.A., a Move Against Bioterrorism

Smallpox was eliminated in 1980, but experts have feared the virus, above, may return via laboratory accident or terrorist attack.