Spring 2021 Conflict Series - The Plague Cycle: The War Between Humanity and Infectious Disease

Co-presented by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU Law School, the Center for Global Affairs at NYU's School for Professional Studies, The Program in International Relations at NYU's GSAS, the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, and the Office of International Programs at NYU Wagner

Charles Kenny, Senior Fellow and Director of Technology and Development at the Center for Global Development discusses his new book, The Plague Cycle, on the relationship between infection and human progress. In this talk, he focuses on what the decline of infection has meant for global development over the past century as well as the impact of Covid-19 and lessons for the future.
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