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Going Viral

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


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

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

Find out more about Etaples Military Cemetery:

Dr. Michael Worobey, Louise Foucar Marshall Science Research Professor, Department Head Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona.

The series is produced by Melissa FitzGerald @Melissafitzg

Cover art by Patrick Blower

Readings by: Jessie Brooks and Will Huggins

‘Going Viral’ is supported by Wellcome / @wellcometrust

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