A still from a scene shot in Hong Kong featured in new Netflix documentary series Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak. Deadly bird flu first jumped the species barrier to infect humans in the city, and it dealt with the Sars outbreak in 2003. Photo: Netflix

Pandemic, Netflix series about doctors, scientists fighting viral disease outbreaks, carries a dire warning

  • Another flu pandemic is inevitable, documentary series says, and points to China as the place to watch for the emergence of deadly new influenza viruses
  • Series moves from Spanish flu that killed 100 million people in 1918 to current battle to contain Ebola virus in Congo to anti-vaxxer parents
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A still from a scene shot in Hong Kong featured in new Netflix documentary series Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak. Deadly bird flu first jumped the species barrier to infect humans in the city, and it dealt with the Sars outbreak in 2003. Photo: Netflix
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Holly Chik

Holly Chik

Holly Chik joined the Post as a reporter in 2019. Previously, she interned at Reuters in Hong Kong.