“The name ‘Spanish Flu’ stuck as a historical mistake set in stone.”
Shobana was interviewed for Going Viral: The Mother of all Pandemics podcast. Listen here to episode 5 and find out about the global impacts of the flu.
The disease detectives investigate the global ramifications of the Spanish flu pandemic and discover places far removed from the European theatre of war, where the Spanish flu has left its trace. Presented by Mark Honigsbaum @honigsbaum and Hannah Mawdsley @HannahMawdsley
Shobana, along with writer Laura Spinney and virology expert Prof. John Oxford (both of whom have contributed to Contagion research), feature in this podcast along with others who have uncovered the sounds, rituals and first-hand accounts of the Spanish Flu from around the world.
Going Viral is also available on iTunes and other podcast apps.