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  Dominic Dwyer is a medical virologist and infectious diseases physician at the Institute of Clinical Pathology & Medical Research (ICPMR), Westmead Hospital, Sydney. Given that Avian Influenza (also called Bird Flu) is a viral disease, he is extremely well placed to answer consumers' questions regarding the risk and likelihood of the much talked about human  influenza pandemic eventuating.

Listen to this podcast will give you a clearer picture of the real situation as assessed by a medical doctor and scientist with plenty of relevant experience and expertise.

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DR DOMINIC DWYER
Dominic Dwyer is a medical virologist and infectious diseases physician at the Institute of Clinical Pathology & Medical Research (ICPMR), Westmead Hospital, Sydney. He trained at St Vincent’s and Westmead Hospitals in Sydney, and undertook postgraduate research at the Institute Pasteur in Paris, France.

He has a clinical and research interest in viral diseases of public health importance eg HIV, influenza and arboviruses, antiviral drugs and drug resistance. He is a member of various Commonwealth and State committees related to infectious diseases eg. the Public Health Laboratory Network and the Communicable Diseases Network of Australia.

Dr Dwyer is a member of the national and NSW influenza pandemic planning committees. He assisted WHO in Beijing during the SARS outbreak in 2003.
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