Could Early Cholera Findings Help Fight Bioterrorism? 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?
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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?

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