“The Last of Us” thriller tv series put fungal disease in the spotlight. But how realistic is it? Thanks to our warming petri dish of a planet, the scenario isn’t as far-fetched as it sounds… Climate Curious speaks to disease detective, Neil Vora, to explain why increasing global temperatures means the emergence of new health threats is more likely.
Recorded live at TEDxLondon Countdown 2023.
Next week: tune in to part two to hear Neil’s solution – protecting rainforests!
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