|WQPT to Air Special WorldFocus Report on the H1N1 Virus|
|News Releases - Health, Medicine & Nutrition|
|Written by Lora Adams|
|Wednesday, 06 May 2009 07:29|
MOLINE, ILLINOIS – WQPT will air WorldFocus: Outbreak - A Special Report, a timely special on the Influenza A (H1N1) virus on Wednesday, May 6 at 9:00 p.m. It has been the lead news story around the world for the past two weeks. Misinformation and rumors abound, Global experts will tell you what you need to know today to protect yourself from this virulent flu. Panelists on the program include:
Dr. Stephen Morse, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health; Founding Director & Senior Res. Scientist, Center for Public Health Preparedness: Author Emerging Viruses.
Laurie Garret, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations
Simon Tay Fellow, Asia Society Chairman; Singapore Institute of International Relations
Christopher Sabatin, Senior Director of Policy, Council of the Americas
While the infection rate seems to be subsiding in Mexico for now, many other countries are preparing for potential outbreaks, either now or later in the year when the typical flu season begins again in the northern hemisphere.
The special will be hosted by Martin Savidge and Daljit Dhaliwal.
WQPT airs WorldFocus Monday through Friday at 6:30 p.m.
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