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Teetering On The Edge Of A Flu Pandemic?

As swine flu cases surface around the world, authorities say a pandemic may be imminent. Ira Flatow and experts discuss the current outbreak, lessons learned from the scare of 1976, and whether government restrictions could tread on individual liberties if a pandemic occurs.

Guests:

Anthony Fauci, director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.

Michael Osterholm, director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

Howard Markel, professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases, director, Center for the History of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.

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