UNR Health Watch: Where Does The Flu Come From?

May 12, 2015

Dr. Daniel Shapiro specializes in infectious diseases. His academic interests include biodefense, emerging diseases and zoonotic infections.

Did you know that the majority of flu viruses originate in birds? On this UNR Health Watch, we talk about infectious diseases that are transmitted through animals with Dr. Daniel Shapiro, professor and H. Edward Manville, Jr. endowed chair of internal medicine at the University Of Nevada School Of Medicine.  Leading this discussion is Richelle O’Driscoll, director of public affairs at the School of Medicine and Division of Health Sciences.