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Public Health deserves a gold star for vaccinations–and an asterisk acknowledging the dark history around its development.  We dive into the history of measles and talk about the anti-vaccination movement and how it’s bringing this vintage disease back like hipsters and handlebar mustaches. Sources: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/measles-back-vengeance-anti-vaccination-movement-blame/ http://pinellas.floridahealth.gov/newsroom/2018/08/measles-cases-8-28-2018.html https://www.historyofvaccines.org/content/articles/history-anti-vaccination-movements Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove

Imagine a world where diseases that once were easily treatable wreak havoc on our species. This may sound like the plot of a dystopian sci-fi novel but it could be the real future of humanity.  We talk about antibiotic resistance and how we can be better stewards of medicine in this episode. Viral is written

If you’re graduating from a public health program this spring, this episode is for you! Today we talk about post-graduate (undergraduate and master’s level) opportunities for people who want to get experience in public health but don’t know how to get their foot in the collective door of the field. In summary: fellowships, they’re cool.