Wednesday, October 11, 2006

APHA Launches Flu Podcast Series

Adding to the tools to help you prepare for a flu pandemic or for infectious disease, the American Public Health Association has launched a new podcast series.

The podcasts, available online (at , will help educate the public about protecting themselves, their families and their communities against a potential pandemic and also advise people on other issues such as news on the seasonal flu or infectious diseases.

The expert commentary and conversations in these podcasts will be direct, clear and straightforward. APHA members and other public health authorities will cover topics such as "flu 101," vaccine availability, safe cooking procedures and preparing for seasonal flu. The debut podcast, which features APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, FACP, discusses the threat of pandemic flu and APHA's Get Ready campaign.

Give a listen, and send us your ideas on what topics you'd like to see covered.

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