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August 3rd, 2009
04:37 PM ET

Video: How viruses spread

Program Note: Tonight, Dr. Nathan Wolfe joins us on AC360º at 10 P.M. ET to discuss his remarkable findings on the origins of malaria.

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  1. winar

    its a chain reaction: poverty,foodshortage,environmental damage,viral infection,..

    August 4, 2009 at 6:38 am |
  2. Kathy Chicago

    This story is almost enough to make me a vegetarian. We take things out of nature, not knowing where they have been or what they have eated. It was good to see that the hunting party was at least using the papers to test the blood. I should be more thankful to the FDA.

    August 3, 2009 at 9:52 pm |
  3. Annie Kate

    This makes you wonder just how many other diseases are out there to cross from animal to human. It may be we are going to see a whole new community of diseases in this century than we have seen before.

    August 3, 2009 at 9:51 pm |
  4. Michelle D . Fonthill. Ont

    This defintley raises awarness to the viruses that we don't know about .How they statred adn where they come from animals ,the bees that are dying and how that threatens our food supply .The swine flu has already arrived and what could be the start of a pandemic it's scary.
    Great info and reporting .

    August 3, 2009 at 6:04 pm |
  5. Isabel, Brazil

    It's the mother nature’s way of telling us that there are too many of us, and we need to scale it back a bit.
    It's amazing and worrying! Forest animals are a reservoir of viruses. The food shortages could bring about the next pandemic.
    And such pandemics have arrived here in large cities. Maybe malaria, AIDS, Dengue fever or swine flu.

    Very interesting story.

    August 3, 2009 at 5:21 pm |
  6. Cindy

    I definitely remember this virus thing from PIP2. It got a lot of flak because they said AIDS started in Africa and people from there weren't too happy about that.

    So does you all bringing this back up mean that you all are working on the next PIP or what?

    Cindy..Ga.

    August 3, 2009 at 4:54 pm |