The flu has been a huge concern this season with the vaccine being projected at only 30 percent effective against H3N2. However, this flu season pales in comparison to the Spanish flu epidemic that took place a century ago and lead to the deaths of an estimated 20 to 50 million people.
Join us as we consider the history and future of the flu vaccine. Plus, the life expectancy in the U.S. has fallen for the second year in a row. We will discuss this and more on Wellness Wednesday.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health
David Bishai, professor of Health Economics, Johns Hopkins University, president of International Health Economics Association
Dr. Philip Binkley, cardiologist, director of FAME at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center