Dr. Fabian Crespo was interviewed on UofL Today about his research on the Black Death and Human Immunology.
The Black Death pandemic in the 14th century decimated Europe, killing an estimated 30-50% of the population. However, not everyone was
exposed to the pathogen, and not everyone who was exposed died during the outbreak. University of Louisville anthropology professor Dr.
Fabian Crespo will use a syndemic approach to examine the Black Death across different disciplines such as immunology, bioarcheology, and
history to generate new lessons for understanding epidemics, and the long lasting effect the Black Death had on history.
Listen on Soundcloud: U of L Today