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By Suzi Claflin
How disease has changed the world.
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Episode 5: Sick Chic
Learn how tuberculosis became a fashionable in Romantic era England.
September 10, 2020
Episode 4: Remus Lupin and the Perks of Being a Werewolf
Learn how disease shaped Lupin's character and the Harry Potter series.
August 27, 2020
Episode 3: Scarlet Letters
How the threat of disease made condoms mainstream.
August 13, 2020
Episode 2: The Bloom Boom
Find out how a flower virus fuelled the world's first economic bubble.
July 22, 2020
Episode 1: War Fever
How typhus helped destroy Napoleon's Grand Armee.
July 18, 2020