The flu menace: New insights and inventions
Winner of four Southeastern Emmy Awards, “The Future Files” chronicles how influenza pandemics have killed millions of people — and how top researchers at Georgia universities are fighting the flu. Host Faith Salie ("CBS Sunday Morning") explores efforts to develop a single vaccine to fight multiple forms of flu; new instruments to detect the presence of flu in mere seconds; and a novel way to administer vaccines painlessly. "The Future Files" is a joint venture between the Georgia Research Alliance and Georgia Public Broadcasting,
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