5 episodes

The Antigen is an 8-part podcast about the scientific, cultural, and political elements of vaccination. We’ll start with the basic science, review vaccine history and explore the many facets of their global impact. We’ll also be hearing from experts who know the past, present, and future of this important life-saving innovation.

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    • Life Sciences

The Antigen is an 8-part podcast about the scientific, cultural, and political elements of vaccination. We’ll start with the basic science, review vaccine history and explore the many facets of their global impact. We’ll also be hearing from experts who know the past, present, and future of this important life-saving innovation.

    Vaccine Hesitancy: Part 1

    Vaccine Hesitancy: Part 1

    Anti-vaccination sentiment dates back farther than many realize. Since the first vaccine reached the United States over 200 years ago, concerned citizens have been raising objections and even making hyperbolized political cartoons.

    • 24 min
    Global Perspectives, Barriers, and Solutions

    Global Perspectives, Barriers, and Solutions

    With preventable disease rates dropping around the world, vaccination efforts are largely a success. What are the barriers that still prevent vaccines from reaching the people who need them? This episode of The Antigen is going global.

    • 26 min
    The History of Vaccines

    The History of Vaccines

    From the first inoculations in China and the Middle East, to Edward Jenner and his smallpox immunization, all the way to the inception of vaccines we still use today -- this episode of The Antigen is all about the history of vaccines.

    • 26 min
    Vaccines 101

    Vaccines 101

    Vaccines have saved millions of lives but they’ve also become victims of their own success. They’ve done such a good job that we’ve forgotten what serious infections like polio and diphtheria look like.

    • 23 min
    The Antigen with Yasmeen Agosti - Launching in December

    The Antigen with Yasmeen Agosti - Launching in December

    The Antigen is an eight-part audio-documentary style podcast about the scientific, cultural, and political elements of vaccination. We start with the basic science, review vaccine history, explore the many facets of their global impact – and the public sentiment about vaccines around the world.

    • 1 min

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Vaccine Hesitancy Episode

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