6:37 pm December 29, 2011, by AJC Opinion
Moderated by Tom Sabulis
Released earlier this year, the movie “Contagion” illustrates pandemic panic. Some say cuts in public health programs could make events in the film a reality.
Compounding matters, scientists recently created a highly transmissible form of the deadly virus that causes bird flu. Below, experts consider the ramifications: Dr. Ruth Berkelman, director of the Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research at Emory University; and Art Kellermann and Melinda Moore, who work at the RAND Corporation, a nonprofit policy and decision-making institution.
Got your flu shot yet?
Discussion on Atlanta\'s economy, schools, transportation, leadership, quality of life.
Vacation stops, manage subscriptions and more