Tuesday, February 7, 2017
How Blossom the cow helped eradicate smallpox
Infectious diseases have always been of interest to me. I don't know if it's because they usally come with an interesting historical story, or if I just like strange things. Anyway, here's a video from TedEd about how vaccination, not variolation, became the standard for innoculating people against smallpox, and how Blossom the cow helped eradicate this terrible disease.