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Viral Forecasting for Pandemic Prevention

Date Feb 11, 2013
Time 12:00 pm  
Location

NCSA Auditorium (1205 W. Clark St., Urbana)

Sponsor

The Graduate College

Contact

globalhealth@illinois.edu

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Event type Talk
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Dr. Nathan Wolfe of Stanford University will discuss how novel viruses enter into the human population from animals and go on to become pandemics. Dr. Wolfe will discuss attempts of his own research group to study this process and attempt to control viruses that have only recently emerged. Creating a global network at the interface of humans and animals work is being done to move viral forecasting from a theoretical possibility to a reality.

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