Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer
Behavior - Understand the importance of persuading the public to protect themselves during health crises. History shows that handwashing, social distancing and grassroots campaigning all play important roles in helping to shift behavior and save lives.
Learn the importance of persuading the public to protect themselves during health crises.
Track the importance of data mapping and analysis in the quest to improve public health.
Learn about the surprisingly recent invention of medicine that combats illness directly.
See the role vaccination plays in our growing ability to prevent the spread of illness.
About Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer
Discover the little-known story of the innovations in science and medicine that doubled the human lifespan in less than a century, and celebrate the unsung heroes of public health who believed change was possible and acted on it.
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