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In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, writers Geoff Manaugh and Nicky Twilley take us inside the Malta Lazaretto, a crumbling, centuries-old quarantine facility, to explore the history and future of quarantine.

Our podcast is an audio guide to the world’s wondrous, awe-inspiring, strange places. In under 15 minutes, we’ll take you to an incredible site, and along the way you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Join us daily, Monday through Thursday, to explore a new wonder with cofounder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters.

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