Episode 77: Withering Heights

Waves of illness crash against the shores of humanity. They always have, and they probably always will. But we weather the storm through advancements in medical science and the resilience of human nature. Still, no matter how hard we’ve tried, some outbreaks have left a dark stain on the pages of history.

Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research assistance from Marcet Crockett.