Wednesday, April 29, 2009

American Society of Microbiology

Prof. Zdenek K. Filip, Member Emeritus, American Society of Microbiology kindly conveyed us the message of the ASM President

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Dear ASM Members:
The ASM is closely following the swine flu outbreak and wants to make you aware of current information and educational resources that you may find helpful. For general information please go to The CDC site contains information in print, podcast and Spanish translation for your use. In all infectious disease outbreaks, handwashing is one of the first and most important lines of defense against disease spread. The ASM has long been a leader in increasing awareness of the importance of handwashing and also has public education resources on handwashing for download and distribution at

We will also notify you of more specific information and other resources as they become available.
Alison O’Brien, PhD
ASM President
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