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Are We Ready for the Next Pandemic?: A century ago, the 1918 flu pandemic killed five percent of humanity—have we become safer in the hundred years since or actually grown more vulnerable?

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Are We Ready for the Next Pandemic?: A century ago, the 1918 flu pandemic killed five percent of humanity—have we become safer in the hundred years since or actually grown more vulnerable?

De The Ticket: Politics from The Atlantic

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“Humanity is now in the midst of its fastest-ever period of change,” writes Ed Yong in the July/August issue of The Atlantic. Urbanization and globalization mean pathogens can spread and become drug-resistant more quickly than ever.Yong joins executive editor Matt Thompson and fellow science writer Sarah Zhang to discuss what vulnerabilities exist a century after the 1918 pandemic, and how our sharpest risks might be societal and psychological.Links- “The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready?” (Ed Yong, July/August 2018 Issue)- “VIDEO: Is Trump Ready for a Global Outbreak?” (Ed Yong, Jun 14, 2018)- “China Is Genetically Engineering Monkeys With Brain Disorders” (Sarah Zhang,  June 8, 2018)- “The Perfect Storm Behind This Year's Nasty Flu Season” (Sarah Zhang,  January 13, 2018)- “Trees That Have Lived for Millennia Are Suddenly Dying” (Ed Yong, Jun 11, 2018)- @sarahzhang on Twitter; @-mention her if you’ve read Audrey Schulman’s A Theory of Bastards- 160 Years of Atlantic Stories- “How Bad Is the Flu?” (Justina Hill, March 1944 Issue)Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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