Global Health Tom D. Y. Chin, MD, MPH This lecture was given to the first year medical students at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 2005 West Nile Virus First isolated from the blood of a patient in Uganda in 1937.
Tom D. Y. Chin, MD, MPH
Life cycle of WNV
This knowledge has a direct impact on the practice of medicine and public health
Preparing for the next pandemicAre we ready for the next influenza pandemic?Many epidemiologists and virologists feel another pandemic of influenza is inevitable; the question is when.
Similarly, use of biological agents to attack against civilian population is a likely possibility, the question is which agent; anthrax, smallpox, pneumonic plague?