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Spotlight: Tracing the source of coronavirus

Apr 10, 2020 • 14m 07s

As coronavirus shuts borders and creates global panic, Rick Morton explains where the virus originated and looks at attempts to combat it.

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Spotlight: Tracing the source of coronavirus

• Apr 10, 2020

Spotlight: Tracing the source of coronavirus

As coronavirus shuts borders and creates global panic, there is a risk it will reach a point where it cannot be contained. Rick Morton explains where the virus originated and looks at the scientific breakthroughs behind the attempt to combat it.

Guest: Senior reporter for The Saturday Paper Rick Morton.

Background reading:

Anatomy of an epidemic in The Saturday Paper
The Saturday Paper
The Monthly

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