Biology professor Hidde Ploegh on global pandemics


The MIT Museum
Soap Box series presents
Hidde Ploegh, Professor of Biology and Member,  Whitehead Institute
Global Pandemics

In his role as a biochemist, Hidde Ploegh explains the "essential
features of the lifestyle of the flu virus" discussing not only how
viruses work to invade our systems and cause the flu, but also adding
insights into the political and societal framework in which public
health groups and governments deal viral disease.

(From MIT World)


Topics: H1N1, Health, Health sciences and technology, History, Influenza, Special events and guest speakers

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