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Asimov on influenza

For centuries it has silently stalked us, killing tens of millions of people and evading all the best efforts at a permanent cure. It is influenza, a potentially lethal bug whose unique ability to reinvent itself in deadlier forms has prompted researchers to dub it the "last great virus" facing humanity. CBC Archives explores the deadly history of influenza and looks at what's being done to avoid a new global pandemic.

Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov explains the astral origins of the flu to David Suzuki.
Medium: Radio
Program: Quirks & Quarks
Broadcast Date: Feb. 25, 1976
Guest(s): Isaac Asimov
Host: David Suzuki
Duration: 3:21

Last updated: December 6, 2012

Page consulted on December 5, 2013

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