Speakers: Scott Z. Burns, Screenwriter, Contagion
Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global Health Program, Council on Foreign Relations; Scientific Consultant, Contagion; Author, I HEARD THE SIRENS SCREAM: How America Responded to the 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks
Presider: Sanjay K. Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent, CNN; Associate Chief of Neurosurgery, Grady Memorial Hospital; Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine
September 6, 2011
Following a screening of Contagion, screenwriter Scott Z. Burns and CFR's Laurie Garrett discuss public fear caused by health threats such as Anthrax and H1N1.
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