Dig into the history of pandemics to learn how viruses and disease spreads and what we can do to stop future outbreaks.
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.
Lesson by Mark Honigsbaum, directed by Patrick Blower.
Animator's website: http://www.patrickblower.com
Educator's website: http://www.markhonigsbaum.co.uk
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