About This Episode
What is Monkeypox? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice learn essential information about the history of monkeypox, how it’s spread and how people can prevent themselves from getting it with epidemiologist Dr. Anne Rimoin.
Is this going to end up like COVID-19? Learn about the field of epidemiology, how monkeypox spreads, and where monkeypox comes from. Does it really come from monkeys? We take a deep dive into the history of monkeypox and zoonotic diseases. How long has it been around? How contagious is it? How does it transmit? How prevalent is it? Find out how to keep yourself and others safe from the disease.
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