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Going Viral

Jun 10, 2020

Mark returns to a subject close to his heart: the Spanish Flu of 1918/19 and asks what can we learn from that pandemic of 100 years ago? With Wendy Moore and Hannah Mawdsley.

Presented by Mark Honigsbaum @honigsbaum

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Wendy Moore, author of The Knife Man; Wedlock; How to Create the Perfect Wife; and The Mesmerist. Her...


May 13, 2020

Mark examines the origins of Covid-19 and why we failed to heed the warnings about coronaviruses with virus hunter Peter Daszak, President of EcoHealth Alliance.

Presented by Mark Honigsbaum @honigsbaum

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@PeterDaszak the President of EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit dedicated to understanding the connections between...


May 5, 2020

With the UK recording the highest death toll from Covid-19 in Europe, Mark speaks to Richard Horton, editor of The Lancet and Robert Dingwall, medical sociologist at Nottingham Trent University, who sits on the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG) to help him make sense of the British...


Apr 30, 2020

Mark debunks the latest #batshitcrazy conspiracy theories about Covid-19 with David Robert Grimes and Mike Jay.

Presented by Mark Honigsbaum @honigsbaum

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David Robert Grimes @drg1985 cancer researcher and vocal opponent of conspiracy theorists.

His new book ‘The Irrational Ape’ on why we get everything...


Apr 23, 2020

Mark checks our emotional health with Thomas Dixon, Professor of History at Queen Mary University of London and Nancy Lublin, the founder & CEO of CrisisTextLine.org

Presented by Mark Honigsbaum @honigsbaum

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@ProfThomasDixon Professor of History at Queen Mary University of London where he runs the Wellcome Trust...