How pandemics spread

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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.

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