Mark Honigsbaum is a writer, medical historian, lecturer in Journalism at City University, and author of Living With Enza and The Pandemic Century.
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 Honigsbaumjoins 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.”
Medical historian Mark Honigsbaum joins us to discuss his 2019 book, The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris.
Medical historian and journalist Mark Honigsbaum joins Lynn Ware Peek to survey the last century of scientific struggle against an enduring enemy: deadly contagious disease, from the Spanish flu through the more recent SARS, Ebola, and Zika epidemics. The last one hundred years have been marked by a succession of unanticipated pandemic alarms. HIs new book is The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Nov 21st, 1960
Location
City of London, England, United Kingdom
Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
1 hour, 32 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 975805