Live Chat: The Next Plague

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Today's Topic

Ten years ago, a deadly new viral disease called SARS emerged in China and terrorized the world. Recently, a distant cousin of the virus popped up in Saudi Arabia. How many other pathogens could come out of the woodwork? How big a threat do they pose? And how can we prepare?

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