The Next Pandemic: What Will It Be?
BY HARRIET CONSTABLE
Image courtesy of BBC Future.
Seventy five percent of the newly emerging diseases currently affecting humans originate in animals.
We meet leading scientists who are working on the next big threats, from Mers in camels in Africa to Nipah virus in bats in Asia. We’ll learn about the diseases they focus their time and effort on, and why they might cause the next pandemic.
Stopping the Next One is a series by Harriet Constable in collaboration with BBC Future, with funding support from the Pulitzer Center.
Harriet Constable is a multimedia journalist and self-shooting producer/director based in London. She covers a wide range of topics, including the environment, politics, and equality, through print,...
“We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times.”
—Joseph Pulitzer III (1913-1993)