Fighting global disease threats

  The various   influenza  viruses in humans. Solid squares show the appearance of a new strain, causing recurring influenza pandemics. Broken lines indicate uncertain strain identifications.

The various  influenza viruses in humans. Solid squares show the appearance of a new strain, causing recurring influenza pandemics. Broken lines indicate uncertain strain identifications.

To members and friends of the Providence Committee on Foreign Relations (thepcfr.org; pcfremail@gmail.com):

The next PCFR dinner meeting comes on Wednesday, April 19, with Dr. Rand Stoneburner,  M.D., the distinguished international epidemiologist. Dr. Stoneburner, who has done extensive work with the World Health Organization, among other public health organizations,  will talk about Zika, Ebola and the biggest threat – a global influenza pandemic. He’ll have some graphics.