Understanding the Threat: A Focus on the Science

Osterholm, Michael
March 2007
Nieman Reports;Spring2007, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p54
The article presents speeches by Michael Osterholm of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy and Marc Lipsitch of the Harvard School of Public Health delivered at The Next Big Health Crisis and How to Cover It conference held from November 30 to December 2, 2006. Osterholm talked about influenza viruses and the pandemic it may cause. Lipsitch discussed how journalists should cover the next infectious disease crisis.


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