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Spring 2007: Avian Flu Introduction

By Journalist’s Trade March 15, 2007

"The Next Big Health Crisis—And How to Cover It" brought journalists together with scientists, public health officials, medical experts, academic researchers, law enforcement officers, public policy experts, and Homeland Security officials to talk about how best to prepare for the possible arrival of pandemic flu. Read more

Spring 2007: Introduction

By International Journalism March 15, 2007

Caught in a fierce Taliban ambush while traveling last summer with coalition troops in southern Afghanistan, (London) Sunday Times foreign correspondent Christina Lamb writes about her escape from death, her second one while on assignment in that country. “Once … Read more

The Terror of Disease

By Journalist’s Trade March 15, 2007

John M. Barry concludes his book, “The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History,” with the following haunting words. There was terror afoot in 1918. The randomness of death, its speed, and its tendency to kill … Read more