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Could Early Cholera Findings Help Fight Bioterrorism?

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Could Early Cholera Findings Help Fight Bioterrorism?

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Could Early Cholera Findings Help Fight Bioterrorism?

Could Early Cholera Findings Help Fight Bioterrorism?

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About 150 years ago, the London cholera epidemic gave birth to the field of epidemiology. Can the lessons learned from the epidemic help us with modern bioterrorism?

Guest:

Steven Johnson, author of The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic