Health
12:03 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

When Infections "Spillover"

Originally published on Fri October 19, 2012 3:55 pm

In his new book Spillover writer David Quammen traces the evolution of Ebola, HIV and other diseases that moved from animals to humans. Quammen describes how scientists look for the reservoirs of the infectious agents, and what might be done to prevent the next pandemic.