Post: Bird Flu and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases
Posted by New York Bird Club on 6/05/07
Sunday, September 16th
Surviving the Next Pandemic:
Bird Flu and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases
Dr. Michael Greger, M.D.
Time: 1 PM
Location: 242 E. 53 Street
New York, NY
(next door to Quest Book Shoppe)
Diseases leading public health authorities now predict as
inevitable a pandemic of influenza, triggered by bird flu
and expected to lead to millions of deaths around the
globe. The influenza virus has existed for millions of
years as an innocuous intestinal virus of wild ducks. What
turned a harmless waterborne duck virus into a killer? In
an engaging multimedia presentation, Dr. Michael Greger
traces the human role in the evolution of this virus. In
the face of the coming pandemic, Dr. Greger reveals what
we can do to protect our families, and what society can do
to reduce the likelihood of such potential catastrophes in
Michael Greger, M.D., is Director of Public Health and
Animal Agriculture at The Humane Society of the United
States. An internationally recognized lecturer, he has
presented at the Conference on World Affairs, the National
Institutes of Health, and the Bird Flu Summit, among
countless other symposia and institutions, and was invited
as an expert witness in defense of Oprah Winfrey at the
infamous "meat defamation" trial. Dr. Greger is a graduate
of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the
Michael Greger, M.D.
Director, Public Health and Animal Agriculture
The Humane Society of the United States
2100 L St, N.W. Washington, DC 20037
direct line: 301-258-3110
No admission charge.
All proceeds from book sales will go to charity.
Sponsored by The New York Bird Club
New York Bird Club
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