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Corey, Longini, Casper discuss swine flu Oct. 14

Faculty and staff invited to attend public symposium 7 p.m. in Pelton

Oct. 12, 2009

H1N1 swine flu viruses

Three of the Hutchinson Center’s leading infectious disease researchers will present a public symposium on H1N1 swine flu at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Pelton Auditorium. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

The symposium—Think Globally, Act Locally: Managing Swine Flu at Home and Around the World—will feature Drs. Larry Corey, Ira Longini and Corey Casper, who will discuss what the public can do to protect itself, the importance of vaccines to prevent swine flu infection, and how the pandemic can spread among people and communities.

To attend, register online or contact Sarah Tribolet at stribole@fhcrc.org or (206) 667-4211. Registration is required as space is limited.

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