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Direct Transmission

Direct Transmission

By Suzi Claflin
How disease has changed the world.
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Episode 1: War Fever

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Episode 5: Sick Chic
Learn how tuberculosis became a fashionable in Romantic era England.
20:18
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.
18:39
August 27, 2020
Episode 3: Scarlet Letters
How the threat of disease made condoms mainstream.
15:51
August 13, 2020
Episode 2: The Bloom Boom
Find out how a flower virus fuelled the world's first economic bubble. 
16:04
July 22, 2020
Episode 1: War Fever
How typhus helped destroy Napoleon's Grand Armee.
16:18
July 18, 2020