Remember that wordless scene at the end of Steven Soderbergh’s thriller, Contagion? The setting was a remote jungle, and the only actors on screen were two animals: a bat and a pig. In the chain of disease transmission, humans are only one or two links away from contracting seemingly distant zoonotic (from animals) viruses. Due […]
GHC bio pic Jessica Rivera is a senior health and science communications strategist based in New York City. She earned her MS in Emerging Infectious Diseases from Georgetown University.