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Why Coronavirus is the by-product of human behavior with David Quammen

A THING BY Premiered Apr 23, 2020 David Quammen is the author of Spillover, the book that in 2012 predicted the details of the next big pandemic, the Coronavirus. In this interview we discuss how he predicted the Coronavirus pandemic, … Continue reading

Every new pandemic starts as a mystery | David Quammen | TEDxBozeman

TEDx Talks May 27, 2013 David Quammen talks about scary new emerging diseases—such as Ebola, SARS, bird flu, AIDS—and where they emerge from: wildlife. Most are caused by viruses. The phenomenon, when such a virus passes from wild animals into … Continue reading

David Quammen: How Animal Infections Spill Over to Humans – Scientific American

Coronavirus particles. Credit: Getty Images In this 2012 interview, David Quammen talks about his book Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, which is highly relevant to the emergence of the coronavirus that has changed our lives. Full Transcript … Continue reading

Did Coronavirus Come From Bats? David Quammen

Shaun Attwood Mar 28, 2020 David’s website/contact: David’s Ted Talk on pandemics:… Book Spillover Amazon UK:… Book Spillover Amazon USA:… David’s NY Times article:… Watch more of my coronavirus videos:… Coronavirus death stats:… … Continue reading

Author David Quammen On The Current And Future Pandemics | Random Thursday

Joe Scott Mar 26, 2020 David Quammen is the author of Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, which eerily predicted the kind of zoonotic virus outbreaks that we’re seeing right now. In this interview, we talk about his … Continue reading

David Quammen: How Animal-Borne Infections Spill Over To Humans : NPR March 28, 20207:59 AM ET Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday NPR’s Scott Simon talks to writer David Quammen about his research into animal-to-human transmission of viruses. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: The novel coronavirus originated in Wuhan, China, where it’s … Continue reading

Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic: David Quammen

Ebola, SARS, Hendra, AIDS, and countless other deadly viruses all have one thing in common: the bugs that transmit these diseases all originate in wild animals and pass to humans by a process called spillover. In this gripping account, David … Continue reading

David Quammen: 2015 National Book Festival

LibraryOfCongress Published on Dec 11, 2015 David Quammen and NPR’s Steve Inskeep discuss “The Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged From an African Forest” at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: David … Continue reading

David Quammen – 2012 SSE Gould Prize talk

SSEOutreach’s channel Published on Sep 18, 2012 David Quammen. 2012 Stephen Jay Gould Prize talk. “Boswelling the Biologist: Science as Human Story”. Presented at the Society for the Study of Evolution national meeting, July 6, 2012 in Ottawa, Canada. © … Continue reading


George Mason Published on May 24, 2013 Late in 2012, we ( had the good fortune to visit and interview one of our favorite science writers, David Quammen. HIs story about getting started as a writer, his remarkable early supporters … Continue reading