On a recent Talk of Alaska episode, ISER’s Dr. Kevin Berry was one of the guests that discussed pandemic preparedness and what has been learned from the 1918 outbreak of the Spanish flu which killed millions worldwide and devastated rural communities in Alaska.

Lori Townsend (Alaska Public Media) hosted the talk with guests Kevin Berry (Assistant Professor of Economics, Institute of Social & Economic Research), Kim Porter (Career Epidemiology Field Officer, Alaska Section of Epidemiology and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), and Tim Troll (Executive Director, Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust).

Check out the broadcast from Alaska Public Media via their website.