Peter Piot

Jun. 15, 2012

Virus Hunter Recalls Discovery of Ebola and HIV

Would you be brave enough to go deep into the African jungle to investigate a deadly new virus? Peter Piot was, and he's here to tell the tale.

virus, hiv, aids, ebola, emerging infectious diseases, virus hunter, public health, no time to lose, peter piot, Africa, UNAIDS

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