Episode 109: David Quammen on Zoonotic Diseases and Future Pandemics Motivated by Human Actions

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This week, Dominic discusses the rise of spillovers of zoonotic diseases and the threat of future pandemics motivated by human interactions with animals with David Quammen. David is a well known science writer and traveller, author of thirteen books notably ‘Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic’ and his most recent book ‘Breathless: The Scientific Race to Defeat a Deadly Virus.’

Find out more about David Quammen on his website.

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