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What do we know about pandemics? Interview with Ilkka Julkunen, Professor of Virology at the University of Turku

Monday 19.04.2021 klo 10:29

How do pandemics come about, how can they be prevented and what have we learnt from the coronavirus pandemic?

A pandemic is a global epidemic that emerges unexpectedly. Pandemics start with a microbe – usually a virus – that originates from somewhere in the animal kingdom and transfers to a human that is in close contact with the animal.