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Epidemiologist Donald Francis on Combating Deadly Viruses

Francis has worked on the AIDS epidemic since 1981, and is currently working on developing a vaccine. He was portrayed by Matthew Modine in "The Band Played On" and was a consultant on "Outbreak." He's worked for the Centers for Disease Control, and has researched Ebola outbreaks in Africa.


Other segments from the episode on May 18, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 18, 1995: Interview with Donald Francis; Review of Michael Sahlins' book "How 'Natives' Think."


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