In this Center for Engineering Systems Fundamentals event, John M. Barry brings unsettling news from the frontlines of H1N1
research: this novel influenza virus is very hard to pin down. In spite
of international scientific scrutiny, H1N1 continues to baffle and
elude, worrying health officials defending against the pandemic, and
challenging some ideas about influenza in general.
Says Barry, “A lot
of things we thought we knew, the virus demonstrates we knew wrong.”