History of ideas: vaccines and immunisation

Roll up your sleeves everybody, it’s vaccination time. Don’t like needles? Who does? It’s estimated that at least 10% of US adults are trypanophobic – they have an “excessive or irrational fear of injections or needles”. Despite this, millions of people around the world receive periodic vaccine injections for a range of diseases.  The World Health Organisation … Continue reading History of ideas: vaccines and immunisation