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Here & Now: Preparing for H1N1

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Here and Now
Here and Now takes viewer questions on-air with Dr. Nasia Safdar and state epidemiologist Jeff Davis.
Educational specialist Sue Todey joins us from Green Bay, discussing the strategy she has suggested for classrooms throughout the state to avoid spreading the virus.
Milwaukee Public Health Commissioner Bevan Baker explains his city's methods for coping with this type of influenza, which has infected more people in Milwaukee than any other city in the state.

 
 
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Here and Now
Here & Now: Preparing for H1N1
Here & Now is joined by medical experts and school specialists this week for our hour-long special, "Here & Now: Preparing for H1N1," to answer questions and offer advice to avoid the spread of the H1N1 influenza.
First aired: September 25, 2009
Here and Now
H1N1 update from state health officer
State Health Officer and Administrator of the Division of Public Health Seth Foldy provides an update on the state of H1N1 in Wisconsin.
First aired: October 30, 2009

Here and Now
Getting a handle on H1N1
Dr. Thomas L. Schlenker discusses the H1N1 virus and vaccine as doses arrive at Madison-area health centers.
First aired: October 16, 2009
In Wisconsin
H1N1: Asthma
As the H1N1 virus continues to spread, people at risk for complications are watching the clock. They're waiting for the first available vaccines - sometime in mid-October. Asthma is one of the conditions that puts people at risk for serious complications from the virus.
First aired: October 08, 2009

Here and Now
Health official talks H1N1 vaccine
Dan Hopfensperger, director of the Wisconsin Immunization Program at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, explains the H1N1 vaccine as doses are set to arrive early this month.
First aired: October 02, 2009
Here and Now
Medical expert discusses summer's H1N1 growth
Associate professor in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Dr. David Andes discusses the spread of the H1N1 virus, which has now reached the pandemic level, in the Milwaukee area.
First aired: June 26, 2009

Here and Now
University epidemiologist talks H1N1
University Health Services epidemiologist Craig Roberts discusses H1N1, as the number of students with the sickness continues to grow.
First aired: September 11, 2009
Here and Now
DPI consultant explores H1N1 preparedness
School nurse consultant for the Department of Public Instruction Rachel Gallagher discusses how the DPI has prepared itself for a potential outbreak of H1N1 come fall.
First aired: September 04, 2009

Here and Now
Milwaukee health commissioner explains H1N1 plans
Milwaukee Public Health Commissioner Bevan Baker meets with Here & Now to explain the city?s preparedness plans for a potential rise in H1N1 virus cases come fall.
First aired: July 17, 2009
Here and Now
UW researcher details H1N1 discoveries
University of Wisconsin professor Yoshihiro Kawaoka shares discoveries has lab has made about H1N1 which could change how public health departments react to the virus.
First aired: July 17, 2009

Here and Now
Wisconsin a leader in health care for many decades
The past can inform the present when it comes to Wisconsin's preparedness and response to the swine flu. Frederica Freyberg reports.
First aired: May 01, 2009
Here and Now
State Public Health Director outlines what's next
State Public Health Director outlines the chain of command and steps Wisconsinites should take in the face of imminent flu pandemic.
First aired: May 01, 2009

Here and Now
Ag. Sec. clears confusion about pork, livestock
Wisconsin consumers are confused about the real connection between pigs and illness. State Ag. Sec. Rod Nilsustuen sets the record straight.
First aired: May 01, 2009
Here and Now
Dr. Maki on potential flu severity, longevity
Dr. Dennis Maki talks about climate's impact on the spread of influenza as well as his views of longevity of the flu in our state.
First aired: May 01, 2009

University Place
Influenza: A Disease at the Interface of Animals and Human Beings
Christopher Olsen, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Public Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin - Madison.
First aired: April 17, 2009
University Place
Pyrosequencing and influenza antiviral resistance
Steve Marshall, Research Epidemiologist, Communicable Disease Division, Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene
First aired: October 13, 2008

University Place
H5N1 Avian Flu and Swine Influenza
Allen Batemant, UW - Madison Cellular and Molecular Biology Christina Carlson, UW - Madison Cellular and Molecular Biology
First aired: July 21, 2008
 
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Joy Cardin
Oct 5: Get the latest on what's happening around Wisconsin Public Radio - from the recent H1N1 flu special to the upcoming pledge drive. WPR's director and Chief Operating officers join Joy Cardin after eight.
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SPECIAL PROGRAM: Here and Now - Preparing for H1N1

Sep 25: Shawn Johnson and Frederica Freyberg co-host a special hour-long "Here and Now: Preparing for H1N1". They talk with experts about what you can do to get ready for the flu season. Call in during the hour, or e-mail your questions anytime to H1N1@wpr.org. For more information go to www.wpr.org/flu Guests: Dr. Nasia Safdar, state epidemiologist Jeff Davis, Milwaukee Public Health Commissioner Bevan Baker, and Educational specialist Sue Todey.
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Gene Purcell in for Joy Cardin
Sep 21:
At seven-thirty, an update on swine flu, when Gene Purcell talks with one of the State’s top disease experts. Find out what Wisconsin is doing to prepare for the disease…and what you can do to avoid it.
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At Issue with Ben Merens
Sep 3:
This fall, experts are predicating swine flu to return more dangerous and widespread than it was last spring. After four, join Ben Merens and his guest as they discuss the re-emergence of the H1N1 virus.
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Gene Purcell in for Joy Cardin
Aug 25:
With back-to-school just around the corner, Gene Purcell talks with an influenza expert about how worried we should be about swine flu, and what we can do to prepare.
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Buyer Beware - There's no cure for H1N1 despite what scammers say
Con artists playing on the fears of the flu pandemic have the federal government putting out a list of 139 fraudulent products boasting cures or treatments for the H1N1 flu. That's not unusual. Mike Simonson reports that the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic had lots of quack remedies...
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First responders administered H1N1 flu vaccine
Some Wisconsin nurses, firefighters and emergency response personnel are starting to get a whiff of the H1N1 flu vaccine. Chuck Quirmbach reports...
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H1N1 closes school in Wisconsin Dells
Oct 8:
Two thirds of the counties in Wisconsin are reporting elevated flu activity. State health officials say nearly all of that is H1N1, which shut down 5 schools in the Wisconsin Dells area. Shamane Mills reports…
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Pandemic Flu: 1918 and Now - Part 5
Sep 25:
The state's largest outbreak of the H-1-N-1 virus last spring and summer was in Milwaukee. Several people died. About two-thousand got sick. Some schools shut down for days. As our series on H1N1 concludes, Chuck Quirmbach has details on how the city hopes to PREVENT a major outbreak this fall…
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Pandemic Flu: 1918 and Now - Part 4
Sep 24:
State health officials say the H1N1 virus is acting more like seasonal flu this fall. However, state, county, and local reps have been planning for the worst if the virus should mutate. Danielle Kaeding reports in our fourth installment about pandemic planning and those preparing in La Crosse County…
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