There’s been a lot of coverage about the challenges of distributing the Covid-19 vaccine. How do we get it to distant areas? How do we use a whole vial before it expires? What about the special refrigerators needed to keep it cold enough? But these problems seem minor compared to the very first vaccine distribution in the early 1800s. Historian Allyson Poska shares the story of 29 orphan boys who crossed the Atlantic Ocean as live incubators for the smallpox vaccine and what lessons we can learn from this early campaign.
Almost overnight, things that had not been crimes became criminalized in a new Victorian era.
Our July 10th, 2021 episode is filled with incredible recommendations for books written by Asian American and Pacific Islander writers. Listen here and check out the full list below! Minor …
Black women are three and a half times more likely to die in childbirth than white women.