Sep 26, 2018
The disease detectives investigate the persistent fear that another pandemic virus will emerge again to threaten humanity, in the way that the Spanish Flu did 100 years ago.
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
Ron Fouchier, Professor in Molecular Virology, Viroscience department, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands. https://www.erasmusmc.nl/viroscience/research/fields-expertise/molecular-virology/
Dr. Eileen Choffnes, former Director of the National Academy of Medicine's Forum on Microbial Threats, USA.
Michael Osterholm, Regent Professor and Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota. www.cidrap.umn.edu
The series is produced by Melissa FitzGerald @Melissafitzg
Cover art by Patrick Blower. www.blowercartoons.com
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