Politics of epidemics

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We know that infectious disease outbreaks are caused by pathogens, but some would argue that they are also a biological manifestation of social inequality. Here to discuss the politics of disease outbreak, and how this informs how the global community should respond to them, is Simukai Chigudu, Associate Professor of African Politics and Fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford University. To find out more about BMJ's Global Health initiatives, visit: bmj.com/company/global-health-ii

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