Archive: Microbiology, Ruth Grier

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Are we winning the battles against new diseases such as SARS and the Avian flu? And how are we doing against old illnesses such as malaria and small pox? Here to open up the world of viruses and bacteria is a panel of experts who are on the front lines fighting emerging diseases. Dr. Mohamed Karmali is a bacteriologist and the Director-General of Health Canada's Laboratory for Foodborne Zoonoses in Guelph. Dr. Raymond Tellier is a virologist and a specialist in Microbiology at the Hospital for Sick Children. My next guest has worn many hats over her long career. And she did it all while managing to bring her three passions to the fore - politics, the environment, and health care. You know her as Ruth Grier, a former cabinet minister in the Bob Rae government. She was a long-time MPP for the New Democratic Party, and before that, a municipal councillor in Etobicoke.
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