Please explain!

In our second episode of "Please explain!", Helena explains why eating hot soup might be the only cure for your obligatory autumn cold. We also talk about how vaccines work and why they are so important for global health. Bonus: showing off our incredible sound effect skills while taking you on a time travel to 17th century England.


And of course here as well some links in case you want to know more about some of the topics we touch upon:

- How do vaccines work? https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/covid-19-vaccines/how-do-vaccines-work

- The story of Edward Jenner and the development of the vaccine https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1200696/

- Where does the false belief of autism being induced by vaccines come from? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2908388/

- If you need more reasons why vaccines are awesome: https://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/86/2/07-040089/en/

- List of available vaccines https://www.who.int/immunization/diseases/en/

- How much does it cost to develop a vaccine? https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24160863/

- Life expectancy https://www.who.int/news/item/04-04-2019-uneven-access-to-health-services-drives-life-expectancy-gaps-who#:~:text=In%20low%2Dincome%20countries%2C%20life,have%20been%20disaggregated%20by%20sex

- About the smell of summer rain https://www.acsh.org/news/2018/07/28/geosmin-why-we-smell-air-after-storm-13240

- More fun facts about sea otters https://aquarium.org/a-sea-otters-toolkit/

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