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Going Viral: The Mother of all Pandemics


Jul 5, 2018

The disease detectives investigate the theory that the Spanish flu originated in Etaples, Northern France in 1916. 

Presented by Mark Honigsbaum @honigsbaum and Hannah Mawdsley @HannahMawdsley

With:

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

Glyn Prysor, Chief Historian at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. @glynprysor

Find out more about Etaples Military Cemetery: www.cwgc.org/find/find-cemeteries-and-memorials/56500/etaples-military-cemetery

Dr. Michael Worobey, Louise Foucar Marshall Science Research Professor, Department Head Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona. www.eeb.arizona.edu/people/dr-michael-worobey-department-head

The series is produced by Melissa FitzGerald @Melissafitzg

Cover art by Patrick Blower www.blowercartoons.com

Readings by: Jessie Brooks www.jessiebrooks.co.uk 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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