PBS NewsHour

Why stopping the next flu outbreak starts at the state fair

Clip: 06/19/2019 | 8m 25s

Public health officials agree the constantly mutating influenza virus has the potential to cause a major outbreak and a deadly global crisis. For the second part of the NewsHour’s series on preparing for such a pandemic, we examine how research and testing depends on animals. William Brangham has the story of scientists looking for potential new flu strains in unexpected places, such as the beach.

Aired: 06/19/19

Rating: NR

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