Influenza: The Perpetual Public Health Challenge

Whether seasonal or pandemic, influenza is a perpetual public health challenge. From the 1918 flu pandemic to 2009 Influenza A (H1N1), influenza has proven again and again that it's a powerful force.

In this 7-part video, Anthony Fauci, M.D., Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), delivers a dynamic presentation on the past, present and future of both influenza and the war against it. The address was delivered April 18, 2010, at the conference "Swine Origin H1N1 Virus: The First Pandemic of the 21st Century," held at the Emory Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia.