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Disease Geography

Lecture no. 8 from the course: Understanding Cultural and Human Geography

Disease Geography

Taught by Professor Paul Robbins | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

From cholera in 19th-century London to the West Nile Virus today, chart the outbreak of some of the world’s most virulent diseases. A little detective work shows that pandemics are spatial. What does this mean now that we live in such an inter-connected world? How likely is a global pandemic? And how would we respond to future outbreaks?

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