13 May 2020

No-one is engineering viruses to release to wipe out the global population’ – diseases expert Peter Daszak

Europe Editor and Presenter

From the United States, a stark warning from a former top administration official that the country faces its darkest winter in modern history. To talk about that and much more I’m joined by Peter Daszak – a scientist working in the US to help find a cure for Covid-19. He’s an expert in how diseases can jump from wildlife to humans and even warned a pandemic was coming back in 2003.

But now the British-born scientist has had his US funding cut because of his links with Chinese scientists.