The Chief of Science and Harry W. and Diana V. Hind Dean of Science and Research Collections at the California Academy of Science, Dr. Shannon Bennett shares how her confinement at a leper colony led to her career as a virologist studying the evolution of viruses. She provides us with an in-depth look at how Covid-19 works and what the future might look like as we learn to live with the virus.

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