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How Pandemics Spread

View Full Lesson on TED-ED BETA: In our increasingly globalized world, a single infected person can board a pl...

This is a great demonstration of why spatial thinking is critical to so many fields, including medicine.

Tags: diffusion, medical, historical, spatial.

Miles Gibson's curator insight, November 23, 2014 11:33 AM

Unit 1 nature and perspectives of geography

This video is about how a world wide pandemic can occur and has occurred in history. I thought this was interesting because it  spoke of many specific events like the black death and the 2010 cholera outbreak in haiti, gave detailed information, and was very informal.

This relates to unit 1 because it shows how pandemics and epidemics occur in a detailed way. It also shows how geography has related to epidemic outbreaks by showing disease spread maps and showing how doctors used this to solve the issue of it.

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