WNCU 90.7 FM to Speak with North Carolina Health Director to Increase Awareness About the H1N1 Virus

WNCU 90.7 FM announced today a special broadcast to discuss the H1N1Virus and its impact on the Triangle and North Carolina. Human cases of H1N1 influenza have been identified in North Carolina, the United States and several other countries. Researchers are working to develop effective treatment and a vaccine that will curb the spread of the flu.

On July 28, at 5:00 p.m. WNCU 90.7 FM will broadcast a one hour special on the H1N1Virus to give listeners an opportunity to hear from local professionals for an update on the virus. Among the invited guests will be state health director Dr. Jeffery Engel, Dr. Letitia Hazel medical director of student health and counseling services at North Carolina Central University, Durham County Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Beatrice Jackson and Dr. James Thomas Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the Program in Public Health Ethics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The discussion about H1N1 will be listener driven. If you have a question about the virus that you would like the guests to answer call the WNCU studios and leave at message after 5:00 p.m. weekdays at 919-530-7445.  If you are a friend of WNCU on Facebook, you may submit your questions on our page.

For additional information, call the WNCU 90.7 FM newsroom at 919 530-7833.