Health Officials Keep Close Watch on Bird Flu


Subject:
Infectious Diseases , Public Health & Safety , Bird Flu (Avian Influenza) , Influenza (Flu) , Epidemiology , Public Health

Description:
A compilation of radio programs from 2005 about the response of world leaders and health officials to "an especially virulent strain of the bird flu [that] is spreading out from Southeast Asia. Known as H5N1, the virus can infect humans as well as birds." Also includes information about the 1918 influenza epidemic and about "Wickett's Remedy," a recently published novel set at the outset of the flu epidemic. From National Public Radio (NPR).

Publisher:
National Public Radio (NPR)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4949542


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