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Watch Avian Flu: What Can We Do?, an interdisciplinary conference held at the Law School on January 13th

On January 13th, more than 300 people attended Avian Flu: What Can We Do? a conference organized by the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security. The conference focused on what may be the most serious public health threat in decades -- the onset of a pandemic influenza. Led by Law School Professor and Center Director, Michael Greenberger, the program brought together expert researchers, academics, public ehalth officials, mediacl care providers, hospital officials, attorneys, and pharmaceutical manufacturers to give their assessment of critical issues pertaining to a threatened pandemic and to recommend realistic and practical countermeasures and strategies that could effectively be deployed to fight a pandemic.

Click here for a complete list of co-sponsors and a copy of the symposium agenda.

You can watch a recording of the program by clicking on the links below. Real Player is required.

Opening remarks, Science of the Avian Flu

Avian Flu Vaccines

Quarantine and Isolation

Anti-Virals

What Can Healthcare Institutions Do?

What Can Federal, State and Local Governments Do?

What is the Role of the Practitioner? and Closing Remarks


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