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These videos could boost COVID vaccination rates

Scientific American, June 22, 2021 (Audio)

June 22, 2021

These videos could boost COVID vaccination rates

Raven Baxter, who performs as Raven the Science Maven, released an updated version of “The Antibody Song” to the tune of rapper Megan Thee Stallion’s “Body,” a hit that resonated with many pandemic-weary listeners and inspired multiple trends on TikTok. Baxter’s song went viral, teaching nearly three million listeners across several platforms about B cells, macrophages and opsonization. [Baxter will soon join the faculty of the School of Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine.]