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Going Viral: The Mother of all Pandemics


Jun 21, 2018

How bodies emerging from the past inspired the search for the secrets of the Spanish flu.

Presented by Mark Honigsbaum @honigsbaum and Hannah Mawdsley @HannahMawdsley

With:

Dr. Jeffery K. Taubenberger, Chief, Viral Pathogenesis and Evolution Section, Deputy Chief, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, USA. www.irp.nih.gov/pi/jeffery-taubenberger 

Laura Spinney, Novelist, science journalist and author of ‘Pale Rider, The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World’. www.lauraspinney.com / @lfspinney    

Professor John Oxford, Blizzard Institute, Queen Mary College, London. Scientific Director, Oxford Media Medicine www.oxfordmediamedicine.co

The series is produced by Melissa FitzGerald @Melissafitzg

Cover art by Patrick Blower. www.blowercartoons.com

Readings by: Jeanette Honigsbaum and Will Huggins https://voiceovers.mandy.com/uk/voice-artist/profile/will-huggins-1

‘Going Viral’ is supported by Wellcome www.wellcome.ac.uk / @wellcometrust

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