Cool Science Radio - Pandemic Century - Mark Honigsbaum

May 2, 2019

Medical historian and journalist Mark Honigsbaum joins Lynn Ware Peek to survey the last century of scientific struggle against an enduring enemy: deadly contagious disease, from the Spanish flu through the more recent SARS, Ebola, and Zika epidemics. The last one hundred years have been marked by a succession of unanticipated pandemic alarms. HIs new book is The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris.