Public Health Threats and Pandemics

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Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy: Session One: The Science (Audio)

Speakers: Arnold Monto, Peter Palese, and Lone Simonsen
Presider: Jon Cohen

Listen to experts detail how pandemic influenza viruses are created, why populations are affected differently, and how vaccinations affect the spread of the virus.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy, which was cosponsored with Science Magazine.

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Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy: Session Two: The Economics (Audio)

Speakers: Yanzhong Huang, Andrew Jack, and Michael T. Osterholm
Presider: Robert E. Rubin

Listen to experts analyze the economic effects of pandemic influenza including on the labor force and trade.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy, which was cosponsored with Science Magazine.

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Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy: Session Three: Foreign Policy (Audio)

Speakers: Helen Branswell and John Lange
Presider: Laurie Garrett

Listen to experts discuss the U.S. foreign policy implications of a global pandemic including access to vaccinations and effects on trade.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy, which was cosponsored with Science Magazine.

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H1N1: The Global Response to the Swine Influenza (Audio)

Speakers: Laurie Garrett and Stewart M. Patrick
Presider: James Traub

Listen to Laurie A. Garrett, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, explain the origins of H1N1, the threat it poses, and the actions that should be taken to minimize the pandemic threat of diseases such as the swine flu. Stewart M. Patrick, senior fellow and director of the program on International Institutions and Global Governance at the Council on Foreign Relations, makes concluding remarks.

This session was part of the CFR conference: The United States and the Future of Global Governance, which was made possible through the generous support of the Robina Foundation.

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H1N1: The Global Response to the Swine Influenza

Speakers: Laurie Garrett and Stewart M. Patrick
Presider: James Traub

Watch Laurie A. Garrett, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, explain the origins of H1N1, the threat it poses, and the actions that should be taken to minimize the pandemic threat of diseases such as the swine flu. Stewart M. Patrick, senior fellow and director of the program on International Institutions and Global Governance at the Council on Foreign Relations, makes concluding remarks.

This session was part of the CFR conference: The United States and the Future of Global Governance, which was made possible through the generous support of the Robina Foundation.

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