Season 2, Episode 3: Virus Evolution: from Local Outbreak to Global Pandemic

Join expert SB Pye and guests Tania Lintz and Hannah Trettenero for a deep dive on virus outbreaks, and why some new viruses spread like wildfire while others peter out.

If you liked this episode and want to learn more about viruses, you can send questions to SB at, or submit them via the Continue the Conversation tab on our website! You can also check out virologists Dr. Angela Rasmussen, Dr. Benhur Lee, and Trevor Bedford on Twitter. For more virology podcasts, check out This Week in Virology and This Podcast Will Kill You.

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Photo Credit: Corona Virus Spreading Across City Concept. 3D Rendering Aerial View Miniature City Buildings” by maggie_talal is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

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