The Big Picture with Kal Penn Season 1 Episode 4 - Going Viral

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Synopsis: When an idea goes viral, it spreads like a disease. When a sickness goes viral, all of us are at risk. Whether it starts with animals, humans or bombs, how can we improve our chances of surviving the next global pandemic? At the Centers for Disease Control headquarters in Atlanta, a researcher studies mosquitoes (the world’s most dangerous animals) by letting them suck blood from his arms. With the explosion of infographics and big data, maps aren’t just about geography anymore. They can tell us all kinds of things about the human experience…

Air Date: April 6, 2015

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