Book Discussion on The Fever

Sonia Shah talked about her book, The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years (Sarah Crichton Books/ Farrar, Straus &… read more

Sonia Shah talked about her book, The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years (Sarah Crichton Books/ Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010). In her book she looks at the 500,000 year history of malaria and questions why a pathogen we know how to control still infects over 500 million people every year and kills nearly 1 million. She responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on The Fever

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Program ID:
294937-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 22, 2010
Last Aired:
Sep 13, 2010

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  • Aug 22, 2010 | 7:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 2010 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2010 | 4:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 12, 2010 | 9:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 13, 2010 | 5:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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