Ep. 424: Celebrities and Vaccines, From the 19th Century to the Present


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Can celebrities help build trust in a new vaccine? Shambhavi Naik and Anirudh Kanisetti talk to Aditya Ramanathan about the historical role celebrities have played in facilitating vaccinations in India since the early 1800s and why authorities could use platforms like the IPL to do so again.

On the Mysorean queens who helped popularise vaccination: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-asia-india-53944723

On Ellis and the smallpox legend: https://www.readinframe.com/posts/the-curious-case-of-chennais-elleesan

You can follow Shambhavi on twitter: @TheNaikMic

You can follow Anirudh on twitter: @AKanisetti

You can follow Aditya on twitter: @adityascripts

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