September 6, 2011
In the film “Contagion,” opening in theaters September 9, a global pandemic is born when humans come into contact with an infected, slaughtered pig. Michael Greger, M.D., HSUS director of public health and animal agriculture, says there’s as much potential fact as fiction in the scenario, but his focus is on how, and where, such a virus is likely to be born.
December 11, 2009
Sick or injured pigs are routinely sent to slaughter, as shown in an HSUS undercover video.
November 30, 2009
Recent media reports of the 2009 H1N1 influenza (swine flu) virus cases in companion animals have many guardians concerned for the health of their pets.
September 22, 2009
Everything you need to know about avoiding swine flu you learned in kindegarten.
August 26, 2009
Genetic analysis of the swine flu virus sweeping up from Mexico shows a close relation to a virus that began on a hog farm in North Carolina ten years ago.
April 28, 2009
Dr. Michael Greger, director of public health and animal agriculture for The HSUS and author of 'Bird Flu: A Virus of Our Own Hatching,' is available in Washington for media interviews.
April 26, 2009
Michael Greger, M.D., director, public health and animal agriculture for The Humane Society of the United States, issued the following statement in reaction to the World Health Organization and the United States Government declaring swine flu a public health emergency: