September 16, 2021

Poska Discusses “Pandemics Past” on With Good Reason

Professor of History Allyson Poska

Professor of History Allyson Poska

Professor of History Allyson Poska appeared on With Good Reason, which airs Sundays at 2 p.m. on Fredericksburg’s Radio IQ 88.3 Digital and at various times throughout the week on stations across Virginia and the United States. Check the website for show times.

In an episode entitled “Pandemics Past,” which aired July 23, Dr. Poska shared the story of 29 orphan boys who crossed the Atlantic Ocean as live incubators for the smallpox vaccine and what lessons we can learn from this early campaign. Also appearing in the episode are experts from Virginia Tech, William & Mary and Virginia Commonwealth University. Listen here.