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AU Experts: Swine Flu

Swine Flu

Swine flu, or H1N1, is spreading across the globe and has reached pandemic levels. As more cases are reported and more details are revealed, American University experts can provide analysis on similar outbreaks in the past, such as the Spanish flu of 1918, or how the outbreak could affect international trade.

To arrange an interview with one of the experts below or other AU Experts, contact University Communications at 202-885-5950 or aumedia@american.edu.

Experts

Alan Kraut

Alan Kraut

Professor of history

Can discuss: The history of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic; immigration from Mexico

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Todd Eisenstadt

Todd Eisenstadt

Professor of government

Can discuss: Swine flu's affect on U.S.-Latin American relations; immigration; and issues related to Mexico

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Frank DuBois

Frank DuBois

Chair of International Business, Kogod

Can discuss: issues related to business and trade between the United States and Mexico

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