Fall 2017

Roll up your sleeve

“The single most consequential action that we can take to limit, and possibly even prevent, a catastrophic global influenza pandemic is to develop a game-changing influenza vaccine and vaccinate the world’s population. Vaccinating most of the world before another catastrophic pandemic has a chance to begin could save more lives in just a few months than all the emergency rooms in the United States have done in the last 50 years.”

—Michael T. Osterholm, Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, and director of the U’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy in Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs (2017)

Hear an interview with Dr. Osterholm: