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How Scientists Created A Typhus Vaccine In A 'Fantastic Laboratory'

June 26th, 2015

Episode 93 of 550 episodes

Writer Arthur Allen describes how a WWII scientist in Poland smuggled the typhus vaccine to Jews — while his team made a weakened version for the Nazis. Originally broadcast July 22, 2014.

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