Virus Hunters | Lucky Gunasekara

Dr. Gunasekara uses technology and data as weapons in the 'virus hunters' arsenal.
Jan 17, 2015·
TakePart Staff

Chief Innovation Officer Lucky Gunasekara explains how technology and data are adding new weapons to the virus hunters' arsenal.

What if we could have stopped HIV before it spread beyond its rural birthplace in Equatorial Africa? What if someone had been out there looking for new diseases in the decades before the deadly plague's explosion in the 1980s? How many millions of lives would have been saved?