Originally Broadcast 11/2/09:
A special look at the H1N1 pandemic in the St. Louis region. First, Anne-Marie Berger talks with her oral communications class at Florissant Valley Community College about their thoughts and concerns about this flu season. Next, Ruth Ezell discusses the current situation and steps you can take to avoid the flu with Dr. Jeffery Lowell, professor of surgery and pediatrics at Washington University Medical School and a member of the board of STARRS: the St. Louis Area Regional Response System; Jan Polizzi, Nurses for Newborns; and Dave Reddick, Pandemicprep.org. For more information about H1N1 and to find out about resources are available in the Greater St. Louis area, call the United Way’s helpline at 1-800-427-4626 or 2-1-1.