The Threat of Global Pandemics
Council on Foreign Relations — DC On-The-Record
Anthony S. Fauci
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes
Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations
Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of
Associate Director, National Center for Food Protection, Department of Homeland
Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
James F. Hoge, Jr.
Peter G. Peterson Chair, Editor, Foreign Affairs, presiding
International health officials are warning that a deadly avian
influenza virus may soon spread rapidly, overwhelming unprepared
health systems in rich and poor countries alike. As a call to action,
the July/August issue of Foreign Affairs includes a special
set of articles on the threat of global pandemics. In collaboration
with Nature magazine, Foreign Affairs has provided
this coverage to assist the efforts of the Royal Institution World
Chair, Royal Institution World Science Assembly Pandemic Preparedness Project
Former Director, National Science Foundation
Chair, Canon U.S. Life Sciences, Inc.
Distinguished University Professor, the University of Maryland at College Park
and the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Thursday, June 16, 2005
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