This article appeared first on “The New York Times” as an op-ed. Inside Overs strongly thanks The New York Times and Professor Quamenn for giving the opportunity of publishing it. The Covid-19 pandemic has been a lesson in speed — the speed at which a novel virus among humans can spread, the speed at which…
The century of Pandemics?
IN THIS ISSUE
The scientist who predicted a pandemic by animal-spillover, David Quammen; a notourious historian, David Abulafia; a leading expert from Israel, Eyal Zisser; a young scholar explaining the dynamic economic challenges of the Covid-era; last but not least, our reportage from the doomed area hit by Ebola. In this issue, we explore the world of pandemics in a cross-disciplinary approach.