Big Picture Science – Stopping Ebola

by Gary Niederhoff on November 18, 2019


Big Picture Science – Stopping Ebola

A new vaccine may help turn Ebola into a disease we can prevent, and a new drug may make it one we can cure. But the political crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo has fueled violence against health workers and Ebola treatment centers. Find out why context matters in the efforts to stop Ebola, what new drugs and vaccines are on the horizon, and whether the world is prepared for the next infectious pandemic. Even if Ebola’s threat is diminishing, what about the next pandemic? Is the world prepared?

Listen to individual segments here:
Part 1: Richard Preston / Ebola Outbreak
Part 2: Richard Preston / Ebola Treatment Fear
Part 3: Amy Maxmen / Ebola Politics
Part 4: Yap Boum / Treating Ebola

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