Predicting Pandemics

Season 5 Episode 19 | 26m 46s

How do we fight both the swine flu pandemic and our fear of it? NOW sits down with Dr. Larry Brilliant, one of the most prominent figures in world health, to find out. The two discuss how high tech tools are making it easier for scientists to detect global outbreaks, the critical importance of early detection and early response, and how the current pandemic has yet to show its real hand.

Aired: 05/07/09

Rating: NR

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