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Our 100-Year Battle With Pandemics

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As scientists try to better understand the coronavirus, it’s worth remembering that the global scientific community has now been studying outbreaks fairly continuously for more than a century. Medical historian Mark Honigsbaum joins host Krys Boyd to talk about why bacterial and viral disasters continue to take us by surprise. His book is called “The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria and Hubris.