We’ve seen some scary epidemics in recent years, as viruses mutate and present in forms that threaten our existence and incite panic amongst the public. The media floods with negative stories and images, reminding us of the fragility of human life and our experiences with diseases past. Then the hype dies down and many of us seemingly forget about the disease and indeed the threat. Norman speaks to Professor Stephen Morse from Columbia University, a world leading expert in new and emerging diseases, about recent epidemics to find out – where are they now?

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