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Eyewitness to an Epidemic

Friday, March 17, 2006

The World Health Organization has warned that a bird flu pandemic could kill as many as seven million people worldwide. Karl Taro Greenfeld, a journalist working in Hong Kong at the time of the SARS outbreak in 2003, gives us his eyewitness account of the 21st century’s first great epidemic, and explains why we should be worried about infectious diseases, in China Syndrome.

Events:Karl Taro Greenfeld will be speaking
Tuesday, March 21 at 6:30 pm
The Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, between 70th and 71st Streets
Call 212-517-2742 for tickets.

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