Thursday, 23 April 2015

Inventor(s) of the Day: Two wonderful women and a vaccine

Note to newscasters: not all women want to be or are “victims” in the sense the media make a show of.

Grace Eldering and Pearl Kendrick invented the vaccine against a disease that had been killing up to 6,000 children ever year: Whooping Cough.

Their vaccine now saves around half-a-million lives every year.

Grace Eldering and Pearl Kendrick are heroes. Or heroines, if you prefer.

In any case, I doubt they’d worry about having their hair pulled.

Too busy being fabulous.

[Hat tip The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science]

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