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Tales of medical misinformation and misadventures

News Summed Up 2019-11-09 05:30:00

Modern healthcare and society's approach to disease are covered in some new podcasts that are worth taking a deep dive into. Pop culture podcast Endless Thread finds weekly subject matter by diving into the enormous online communities which congregate on Reddit. At the centre of this story is the internet and the ways in which misinformation about vaccines and mistrust of medicines has been spread. This is a well-researched documentary series featuring medical experts, public health officials and parents and seeks to untangle fact from fiction. Ben Brock Johnson, left, and Amory Sivertson, right, host the Endless Thread podcast, which dives into the world of vaccines and anti-vaxxers.