Nathan Wolfe's Jungle Search for Viruses

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Uploaded by Essinova on May 20, 2009

Armed with blood samples, high-tech tools and a small army of fieldworkers, Nathan Wolfe hopes to re-invent pandemic control -- and reveal hidden secrets of the planet's dominant lifeform: the virus. He is outwitting the next pandemic by staying two steps ahead: discovering deadly new viruses where they first emerge -- passing from animals to humans among poor subsistence hunters in Africa -- before they claim millions of lives. About Nathan Wolfe...

Tags: virus, pandemic, AIDS, biodiversity, bushmeat, microbiology, primates, Africa

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