Friday, July 25, 2008

Video: Influenza Pandemics: Past and Future

I have found a few good videos on pandemic planning and ventilators and will be posting these for much of the summer. If you are new to this blog, take a look at the right side of the page to see links to previous articles and the archives.

Influenza Pandemics: Past and Future
Research Channel and The Office of Research and Graduate Studies; University of Michigan Medical School
Third Annual Biomedical Research Symposium; Global Infectious Disease
45:14
Oct 17, 2006

Discussion of the Influenxa Virus, past pandemics including 1918 and how what we have learned can be applied to future pandemics.

Friday, July 18, 2008

Video: Interview of John M Barry author of The Great Influenza

I have found a few good videos on pandemic planning and ventilators and will be posting these for much of the summer. If you are new to this blog, take a look at the right side of the page to see links to previous articles and the archives.

Interview of John M Barry author of The Great Influenza
KEXL
54:50
February 9, 2005
Interview with John M. Barry author of "The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History".

Friday, July 11, 2008

Video: Standing in the Safety Zone

I have found a few good videos on pandemic planning and ventilators and will be posting these for much of the summer. If you are new to this blog, take a look at the right side of the page to see links to previous articles and the archives.

Video Link Here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNP9KwFMU6Y

Standing in the Safety Zone
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
25:23
Remembering the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic and how lessons can be applied to modern flu pandemics
The 1918 pandemic from the perspective of African Americans in Baltimore.

Sunday, July 6, 2008

Video: Larry Brilliant: TED Prize wish: Help stop the next pandemic

I have found a few good videos on pandemic planning and ventilators and will be posting these for much of the summer. If you are new to this blog, take a look at the right side of the page to see links to previous articles and the archives.

Video link Here - http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/58

Larry Brilliant: TED Prize wish: Help stop the next pandemic
26:02
Larry Brilliant
Feb 2006
Accepting the 2006 TED Prize, Dr. Larry Brilliant talks about how smallpox was eradicated from the planet, and calls for a new global system that can identify and contain pandemics before they spread.