Why Dirt and Microbes Could Be Good for Us

Video Humans & the Microbiome 20.09.2017

Although hygiene and antibiotics have improved our health overall, we might have taken our war against germs too far. In this video, CIFAR Humans & the Microbiome Program Co-Director Brett Finlay shares his research with an audience at the Royal Institution in London. Watch to find out why a little dirt and our microbes might be good for all of us, as he discusses in his book, Let Them Eat Dirt, co-authored with Marie-Claire Arrieta.

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