Influenza: An Impending Pandemic. A presentation by Rashid A. Chotani, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Global Infectious Disease Surveillance & Alert System, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

His powerpoint slideshow is a very good general introduction to the subject. The presentation is viewable on-line from

The first slide is here lecture/lec21431/001.htm

or download the entire presentation for later viewing (lecture 21431) from supercourse/SupercoursePPT/21011-22001/21431.ppt

The presentation in pdf format (March 6-7, 2006) is available from here

These lectures are provided by University of Pittsburgh, Supercourse. I highly recommend checking them out.

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