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  • Pandemic and Biosecurity Policy Summit Part 1
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    Pandemic and Biosecurity Policy Summit, Part 1

    Lawmakers and medical experts discussed pandemics and biosecurity at the third annual Pandemic and Biosecurity Forum. The conference started with keynote remarks by Intelligence Committee…

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  • Pandemic and Biosecurity Policy Summit Part 2
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    Pandemic and Biosecurity Policy Summit, Part 2

    This portion of the the third annual Pandemic and Biosecurity Forum included a series of panel discussions focused on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Speakers…

    21 views
  • emInfluenzaem
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    Influenza

    The National Institute of Health’s Jeremy Brown talked about his book, Influenza: The Hundred Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History , the 1918 flu pandemic that killed between…

    518 views
  • emThe Perfect Predatorem
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    The Perfect Predator

    Epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee and evolutionary sociobiologist Thomas Patterson talked about their book, The Perfect Predator: A Scientist’s Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug: A…

    915 views
  • Washington Journal Andrew Jacobs Discusses Infectious Outbreaks at US Hospitals
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    Andrew Jacobs on Infectious Outbreaks at U.S. Hospitals

    New York Times health and science reporter Andrew Jacobs talked about his recent piece examining the CDC rule that bars the agency from publicly identifying hospitals that are battling to…

    299 views
  • emThe Breakthroughem
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    The Breakthrough

    Charles Graeber talked about his book, The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer, in which he reported on scientific advances in cancer research.

    881 views
  • emMission Measles  The Story of a Vaccineem
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    Mission, Measles - The Story of a Vaccine

    This documentary details the history of the highly contagious virus that causes measles and the development of the measles vaccine in the 1950s and early 1960s. The pharmaceutical company…

    1,181 views
  • Washington Journal Dr Bernhard Wiedermann Discusses the Rise in Measles in US
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    Dr. Bernhard Wiedermann on the Rise in Measles in U.S.

    Dr. Bernhard Wiedermann of the Children’s National Health System discussed the rise in measles cases in 2019.

    321 views
  • emWe Heard the Bells The Influenza of 1918em
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    We Heard the Bells, The Influenza of 1918

    Commissioned by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, this 2010 documentary includes survivors of the 1918 flu telling their stories, a history of the pandemic, and a look at the…

    340 views
  • Physicians and Advocates Warn Senate Committee of Vaccine Hesitancy Implications
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    Vaccines and Public Health

    Public health experts and officials testified at a hearing on vaccines and preventable outbreaks. Also testifying was an 18-year-old high school student whose parents who did not allow him…

    16,695 views
  • Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Managing Pain and the Opioid Crisis
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    Pain Management Alternatives

    The Senate Health Committee held a hearing to examine pain management alternatives to opioids. President Trump declared a public health emergency to address the opioid addiction epidemic.…

    2,396 views
  • Washington Journal Joanne Pike Discusses Alzheimers Disease
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    Joanne Pike on Alzheimer's Disease

    The Alzheimer’s Association’s Joanne Pike talked about her group’s latest report on Alzheimer’s in the United States, including the prevalence, deaths, and cost of care. She spoke via video…

    321 views
  • Measles Outbreak
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    Measles Outbreak

    Two leaders of the National Institutes of Health testified on a measles outbreak in the U.S. at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing. They talked about the root causes for the…

    12,524 views
  • emUnconditional Surrenderem
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    Unconditional Surrender

    This 1956 National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis documentary shows how the new polio vaccine is manufactured and promotes using the medial breakthrough to end the disease.

    673 views
  • QA with Kate Bowler
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    Q&A with Kate Bowler

    Kate Bowler, a Duke Divinity School assistant professor and prosperity gospel scholar, talked about her memoir, Everything Happens for a Reason, on being diagnosed with stage four colon…

    5,636 views
  • Washington Journal Dr Andrew Kung Discusses Combating Pediatric Cancer in the US
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    Dr. Andrew Kung on Combating Pediatric Cancer

    Dr. Andrew Kung of Memorial Sloan Kettering discussed President Trump’s call to boost pediatric cancer research funding by $500 million over the next decade.

    323 views
  • Washington Journal Dr Anthony Fauci Discusses the Measles Outbreak
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    Dr. Anthony Fauci on the Measles Outbreak

    Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases talked about the connection between the anti-vaccination movement and the recent measles outbreak in the U.S.

    1,336 views
  • Chronic Illness Care
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    Chronic Illness Care

    The Bipartisan Policy Center hosted an event on chronic illness care. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) provided keynote remarks and were lauded for their work on chronic…

    110 views
  • Opioid Abuse and Diabetes
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    Opioid Abuse and Diabetes

    Food and Drug Administration (FDA) CommissionerScott Gottlieb talked about his agency’s efforts in combating the opioid epidemic at an event hosted by Politico. The event also included a…

    234 views
  • Senate Health Panel Looks at Rare Diseases Treatments
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    Rare Diseases

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Children and Families held a hearing on the treatment of rare diseases. Experts testified on providing better access to…

    817 views
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