Ira Flatow on Science: Avian Flu Epidemic Fears

Resurrecting a Virus

Recent outbreaks of avian influenza have many medical experts fearing an epidemic. Alex Chadwick speaks with Ira Flatow, host of NPR's Talk of the Nation Science Friday, about the similarities between avian flu and the Spanish influenza that killed some 50 million people in 1918.

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