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Preparing for a possible flu epidemic

Audio

Aired 4/19/09


This week in Turkey the first cases of avian flu showed up outside of East Asia. The World Health Organization worries that the flu will spread. We talk about influenza and the research that is being done in our area to prevent and treat it.

Guests:

  • Shane Crotty , human vaccine expert at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology Emerging Infectious Disease and Bio-defense Center.
  • Mitchell Kronenberg , president and scientific director of the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology Emerging Infectious Disease and Bio-defense.

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