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Director of the CDC Tom Frieden on stopping the H7N9 virus in its tracks. Photo © by aspeninstitute-internal.

Duration: 00:50

Influenza is one of the most feared infectious diseases around the world. Tom Frieden explains how the US and China now collaborate, using cutting edge genomic sequencing techniques, to prevent the global spread of new flu strains.

Available since: Thu 22 Aug 2013

This clip is from

The Forum Precision Medicine @ Aspen Ideas Festival

With Margaret Hamburg, Thomas Frieden and Anthony Coles.

First broadcast: 24 Aug 2013

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