Mark Your Calendars! Lecture & Book Signing for "Bird Flu: A Virus of Our Own Hatching" on December 5th
- East Bay Animal Advocates, Compassionate Cooks & San Francisco Vegetarian Society invite you:
A Special Lecture & Book Signing by Michael Greger, M.D.
Tuesday, December 5th at 7 p.m.
Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street, Oakland
Topic: "Surviving the Next Pandemic: Bird Flu and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases"
Leading public health authorities now predict as inevitable a pandemic of influenza, triggered by bird flu and expected to lead to millions of deaths around the globe. The influenza virus has existed for millions of years as an innocuous intestinal virus of wild ducks. What turned a harmless waterborne duck virus into a killer? In an engaging multimedia presentation, Dr. Michael Greger traces the human role in the evolution of this virus. In the face of the coming pandemic, Dr. Greger reveals what we can do to protect our families and what human society to can do to reduce the likelihood of such potential catastrophes in the future.
Michael Greger, M.D., is a physician, author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has been invited to lecture at countless universities, medical schools and conferences around the world, including the Conference on World Affairs, the Bird Flu Summit, and the National Institutes of Health. Learn more at www.drgreger.org.
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