Demystifying Medicine Video



This video describes how sufficient uptake of vaccination provides both direct and indirect protection. Examples such as smallpox, polio and influenza illustrate the concept of community protection.

— Presenter: Dr. Mark Loeb, director, Infectious Disease Program, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (infectious disease)

— Event co-organized by Dr. Ellen Amster and the Hannah Unit in the History of Medicine.

— Video recorded and edited by Sohail Mahmood, Karun Tandon and Mawleshan Pathmarajah


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