University of Houston experts, including Richard S. DeFrank, associate professor at the Bauer College of Business, are prepared to comment on the Swine Flu outbreak provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Health Law & Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center will host on Wednesday, April 29, a summit for local and state officials about legal issues that may arise from the current outbreak of swine flu.
Topics to be covered include the authority of government officials to enforce isolation and quarantine, to limit public gatherings, to close public facilities and to take other approaches that may be recommended.
WHAT: Public health law and swine flu summit
WHEN: 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 29
WHERE: University of Houston Law Center, Heritage Room, second floor
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