West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus

A panel talks about the emergence of potentially lethal West Nile virus in this country, how it's being fought, and the scale of the threat it poses to public health.

A panel talks about the emergence of potentially lethal West Nile virus in this country, how it's being fought, and the scale of the threat it poses to public health.

Guests

Dr. Jim Hughes

director of the National Center for Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dr. Jim Meegan

program officer for viral diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH

Dr. David Ropeik

director of risk communication for the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis

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