Lesson plan: The history of vaccination – and opposition to it

Lesson Plan

This NewsHour lesson explores the invention of various vaccines to fight against serious illnesses over time and asks you to think about the implications of vaccine development.  Continue reading

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Ebola outbreak in Africa claims nearly 900 lives


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