After Ebola: Pandemics
The presence of mosquitoes that could carry Zika in Nebraska shows that "a disease anywhere can be a disease everywhere." Watch this video to learn how public health officials in southeast Nebraska began setting traps to monitor the range of mosquitoes known to carry the Zika virus.
Machine learning and massive databases lead one group of researchers to anticipate potential locations of the next outbreak of a pandemic-prone killer virus. Watch this video that details how researchers in western Nebraska find methods to map potential hot spots for Zoonotic diseases.
As part of the After Ebola reporting project, NET Radio has covered a variety of stories related to Ebola, public health, and research hoping to lessen the chances of a new killer pandemic. Below you will find links to the articles and radio stories we’ve prepared along with national resources of interest from NPR.