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How pandemics spread - Mark Honigsbaum


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In our increasingly globalized world, a single infected person can board a plane and spread a virus across continents. Mark Honigsbaum describes the history of pandemics and how that knowledge can help halt future outbreaks.

What happens to the influenza virus every 20-40 years, and why? What are the recent example(s)?

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