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OSAP 2014 Symposium -Infectious Diseases in a Crazy Modern World

OSAP 2014 Symposium: Moving forward to a safer tomorrow in dentistry 

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  Infectious Diseases in a Crazy Modern World

DESCRIPTIONDaily headlines describing outbreaks of Ebola virus infection in Africa, MERS virus in the middle East and H7N9 influenze in China surely catch our attention and even our serious concern. But do the headlines really tell the story of infectious disease in a modern world? This presentation will tell the story of what infectious disease epidemiologists really worry about with regard to modern microbes and their risk to humans and animals.

 

SPEAKER(S)Michael Osterholm PhD, MPH

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After attending this program, participants should be able to:
  • Define the primary reasons for emerging infectious disease in a modern world
  • Identify the major public health challenges in responding to infectious diseases today
  • Explain why influenza viruses pose such a risk to human health

 

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