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Avian Flu - What Can We Do?

This symposium brings together 23 national avian flu experts from avian flu research, public health agencies, vaccine and anti-viral manufacturing companies, business preparedness experts, and first-responder experts for an all-day discussion to give the latest information on this threat.

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Avion Flu, Bird Flu, Influenza, flu, Vaccine, Immunization, Infectious Disease

Experts Available to Discuss Bird Flu Issues

RTI International has experts available to address issues concerning a bird flu outbreak.

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Avian, flu, bird, flu, Pandemic, H5N1

Threat of Avian Influenza Pandemic Grows, but People Can Take Precautions

An editorial paints a picture of a world population very susceptible to an avian flu pandemic, but also offers suggestions to physicians that could help answer questions presented by patients who may be feeling anxious about the "bird flu."

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Influenza, Avian Flu, Bird Flu, New England Journal, Public Health, Pandemic, Epidemics, Spanish Flu, Hong Kong Flu

Avian Flu in Perspective: NEJM Article Reviews "˜Spectacular' Findings

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A new article puts in perspective some "startling" new research regarding Avian flu.

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bird, flu, Disease, Humans, Asian, Infection, Pandemic, Influenza

Bird Flu Experts Available to Speak on a Number of Hot Topics

The federal government recently announced a $7.1 billion national strategy to combat pandemic influenza. To help your audience understand the various issues surrounding the Asian Bird Flu, expert sources are available at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

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Avian Bird Flu, 1918 Spanish Flu, Flu Epidemic, Vaccines, Microbiology, Virus

In Time for Avian Flu, Researchers Crack the Code of 1918 Spanish Flu

How many lives could be saved if we could peer into a "crystal ball" and see what medical threats loom in the future? Researchers may have achieved the medical equivalent when they developed and patented a technique to reconstruct and characterize the Spanish flu of 1918.

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Avian Flu, Bird Flu, H5 N1 Flu, Pandemic

National Flu Expert Available

Dr. Brian Currie, Senior Medical Director at Montefiore Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is a specialist in epidemiology and infectious diseases. He is informed and frequently quoted in national media about flu viruses and H5N1.

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Avian Flu, Private Business, Industry, Preparedness

Avian Flu: How Should Businesses Prepare?

Private businesses need to act sooner rather than later in preparing for a possible avian flu outbreak, says William Stanhope, associate director of the Institute for Biosecurity at Saint Louis University School of Public Health.

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Avian Flu, Emergency Preparedness, Federal Response

Bird Flu: Government Needs to Allocate More for Antivirals, Public Education

The federal government needs to take a lead in directing state and local health departments to prepare for an avian flu pandemic, says Greg Evans, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Biosecurity at Saint Louis University School of Public Health.

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H5 N1 Influenza, Bird Flu, Avian Flu, Vaccine

Bird Flu and the Global Threat of Emerging Respiratory Diseases

In a free, public lecture on Saturday, December 3, 2005 at 5:30pm in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's Grace Auditorium, Dr. Kanta Subbarao will address these and many other intriguing questions about the H5N1 influenza strain of avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu.







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