Coffee With Jeff

This is the story of Joseph Meister, a nine-year-old boy who was the first to be given the Rabies vaccine. The Vaccine was developed by and one of the fathers of germ theory, Louis Pasteur after five years of work. This is the story of how Pasteur took a great risk in giving the young child his cure.

Show Notes

This is the story of Joseph Meister, a nine-year-old boy who was the first to be given the Rabies vaccine. The Vaccine was developed by and one of the fathers of germ theory, Louis Pasteur after five years of work. This is the story of how Pasteur took a great risk in giving the young child his cure.

Link to the Sources I used to write today's Episode
Rabies Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prophylaxis and Treatment by Charles Rupprecht
Vaccination A History from Lady Montagu to Genetic Engineering By H. Bazin 
Louis Pasteur By Patrice Debra(c)
The Importance of Louis Pasteur Library Binding by Lisa Yount 
Louis Pasteur - Wikipedia
The Rabies Vaccine Backstory
Joseph Meister - Wikipedia
The Life and Death of Joseph Meister

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