SYMHC Classics: Nome Serum Run

SYMHC Classics: Nome Serum Run

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Stuff You Missed in History Class

Saturday, 22 January

This 2014 episode covers the 1925 diphtheria outbreak in Nome, Alaska that put a community in grave danger -- without the proper supplies to fight the disease. A daring sled-dog relay was mounted to deliver needed medicine to small community and their only doctor.

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