Hear Some Of The Ridiculous Things We Used To Do To Cure Diseases Before This Guy Invented Vaccines
Life before modern medicine was absolutely frightful. Every once in a while, a brilliant person would come along and figure out things we totally take for granted now, like hand-washing or how some "afflictions" are "catching." But can you imagine figuring out how to protect people against diseases before they got sick? Edward Jenner did, and the story is both fascinating and tragic.