53. Gerald Keusch: Preventing a Pandemic

Our conversation is centered around the occurrence of emerging infectious diseases and general pandemic preparedness.

We cover:

  • The increased occurrence of infectious diseases
  • What researchers have yet to know about diseases
  • A brief history of our knowledge on SARS type viruses
  • Positive steps society should’ve taken decades ago, that they need to take today, to ensure a healthy future for those tomorrow. 
Gerald Keusch
Gerald Keusch

Dr. Keusch is a professor of medicine and international health at Boston University and is an associate director of the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories at Boston University. He is the author of over 300 original publications, reviews, and book chapters and has edited 8 scientific books. 

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