‘Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak,’ is a docu-series that features medical researchers and scientific advisers doing a retrospective analysis of the Spanish Flu, and also discussing the measures to prevent the next deadly pandemic.
Sheri Fink (‘Five Days at Memorial’), Glenn Geller (‘Marley’), Josh Altman (‘Escape Plan: The Extractors’), Jeremiah Crowell (‘Rome: Engineering an Empire’), and Ryan McGarry (‘Code Black’) are the talented minds behind the show.
It is evident that the show by appreciated by not only those who love all things science but also among the general public who is curious to learn more about the forestalling of a lethal outbreak. In case you want to know more about the enlightening and imperative, and wondering if there will be a ‘Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak’ season 2, here’s everything we know?
What is Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak About?
The word pandemic stands for an infectious disease, more like an outbreak, that engulfs various countries and later, the entire world. It has been over 100 years since the horrifying and heartrending Spanish Flu gave the world a deadly shock by affecting more than 500 million people, causing 50 to 100 million deaths.
It is natural for us to assume that we are safe against the looming danger of global pandemic because of the advancements in medicine, technology and science. But sadly, that is not the case. We are not saying nothing good is happening, there are definitely various upsides like better diagnosis, quick medical response, improvement in the production of effective medicines, etc. Whatever the case is, scientific pundits believe that we are not at all ready to face another epidemic. It also suggests that no country is safe from the hanging threat of the next health disaster.
By taking interviews of experts and professionals, ‘Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak’ provides a detailed study of the aftermath of the various epidemic and presents ways to block the inception of a catastrophic outbreak in the near future. It also suggests that no country is safe from the hanging threat of the next pandemic. According to the experts, the increasing rate of bird and animal flu around the world, the next epidemic, whenever and not if ever that happens, is reportedly going to be the reason for the death of around 33 million people in a span of just six months. Therefore, they are coming up with a unique vaccine that apparently manages to treat all the upcoming versions of the flu, and can even eradicate influenza.
The show also stresses on the importance of vaccination, especially in young children. Looking at the current scenario, it is not a lie to say that our whole species is under an existential threat.
Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak Season 2 Release Date
Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak Season 1 premiered on January 22, 2020. All the episodes will be available to watch on the same day on Netflix.
As far as the next season goes, we don’t have an official announcement yet. Though considering the important nature of the show, we would be surprised if it doesn’t get another season. Our best guess is that if the show does get renewed, Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak Season 2 can release sometime in January 2021. We will update this section as soon as we hear more.
Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak Trailer
Watch the trailer for ‘Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak’ season 1 here!