Pandemics are the dark side of global mobility
Here's how the 2009 swine flu raced around the world - and what it tells us about today. "The grim outlook for halting a future pandemic is shared by computational scientists, virologists, and microbiologists. Pandemics, they say, are the dark side of global mobility. Smith, an exacting scientist with a dry delivery, notes there is one 'drastic option.' 'The best way to stop the spread of infection is to stop travel,' he says." John Upton, writing in Nautilus magazine, explains.
From Nautilus magazine