Republished from a Blog written September 6, 2018.
You should see the movie!
It is a chilling reminder of how rapidly infectious diseases can spread and the devastation that can occur. Now we have Coronovirus COVID-19.
The story is about a virus that spreads across the world killing billions. Food borne epidemics are occurring all the time. Over the last decade, there have been nearly 1000 food borne illness outbreaks in the USA every year. Two thirds of the time we don’t even know what caused the epidemic.
Usually there is a single source. But it is poor hygiene that spreads the infectious agent. Without spilling the bottom line, “Contagion” highlights these critical facts.
Two major issues contribute to any kind of disease epidemic: