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Mark Honigsbaum

Mark Honigsbaum

Contributor

Mark Honigsbaum is a medical historian and former Chief Reporter of the Observer, with wide-ranging interests encompassing health, science, technology and contemporary culture. A regular contributor to the Guardian, the Observer and the Lancet, he is the author of four books, including a global history of malaria and a social history of the 1918–19 influenza pandemic. He is currently working on a history of disease ecology as a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London.

Mark’s stories

  • Ebola: The road to zero

    Life in Ebola-affected West African countries can only return to normal when transmission of the virus ceases and cases drop to zero. Mark Honigsbaum reports on Sierra Leone’s struggles to reach zero.

    Contagion