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Weighing the U.K. Avian Flu Outbreak

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Weighing the U.K. Avian Flu Outbreak

Global Health

Weighing the U.K. Avian Flu Outbreak

Weighing the U.K. Avian Flu Outbreak

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Agricultural workers in the United Kingdom kill thousands of turkeys, seeking to block the spread of bird flu. Meanwhile, investigators try to trace the source of the infection. How should the United State react if faced by an outbreak of influenza on the scale of the 1918 epidemic?

Guests:

Arnold Monto, professor of epidemiology; University of Michigan School of Public Health

Freda Scott-Park, past president, British Veterinary Association

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