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Interview with Dr. Jeffery Taubenberger


Dr. Jeffrey K. Taubenberger Dr. Jeffery Taubenberger is a pathologist at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, D.C., and heads the institute's division of molecular pathology. In March 1997, a team of pathologists led by Taubenberger published a report in the journal Science concerning the discovery of genetic material from the influenza of 1918.

This interview was conducted in January of 1998.


  1. Mission of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

  2. Genetic Analysis

  3. New Look at an Old Flu

  4. Case Study

  5. Reassembling a Mosaic

  6. Risk of Infection?

  7. Flu Clues

  8. A Recombinant Virus

  9. Seeds of a Pandemic

  10. Vanished?

  11. Forecasting

  12. Norway Expedition

  13. Goals of Norway Team

  14. Outbreak in Hong Kong

  15. Preparing for a Pandemic

  16. Speed Kills

  17. Emerging Infectious Diseases

  18. New Flu Due?


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