April 3, 2022

Anti-Vaxers Were Smarter 100 Years Ago

History doesn't always repeat itself, but it does rhyme. This week we jump back 100 years ago, to a time when Toronto was beseiged by a deadly virus, Small Pox.

With public health figures wanting to push mass vaccination, a very successful anti-vax movement was born. A 'viral' press campaign (letters not tweets) combined with arrogant health officials heavily impressed by health 'influencers' hampered efforts to vaccinate the people of Toronto.

How was this movement different from today and in some cases, why was it much more sensible? Tune into find out!

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