Frank Snowden’s style is a little dry but his explanations are crystal clear and highly insightful. He beautifully merges history, philosophy, art and biology, making a compelling case for the profound impact that epidemics have had on society throughout our past and into the present day.
frontpagemuse via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/02/20
I really enjoyed Snowden's lectures on infectious diseases. Snowden follows the medical practitioners, public health discourses and cultural product ion around high impact diseases like the plague, small pox and TB. If you are interested in how diseases have effected society, public health...Read full review »
malaise69 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/03/17
Thanks yale.
Dr. Kagan via Apple Podcasts · Turkey · 05/12/14
This is fascinating. I'm waiting for Lecture 9 (about Cholera) to load into my iPhone. Now I know (sort of) what Smallpox looks like on the skin. Faintly on my upper left arm is the scar of a long-ago smallpox innoculation - I'm so glad to have had it and avoided the smallpox. I now know the...Read full review »
Aussie Constant Learner via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/16/12
Be prepared to understand disease in an amazing new way
KIA4477 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/25/12
This should be a fascinating topic but I'm afraid I couldn't get past the second lecture, hence two stars instead of one; perhaps I didn't give the professor a chance. Does he really have to be so dispassionate?
Biology nerd via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/06/12
Very well done! Able to bring history alive and at the same time provide critical tools for understanding and assessing risk.
WestChinook via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 05/09/11
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