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The Flu: Peril, Profit, and Prevention

By Dave Williamson and Max Macaluso - Apr 14, 2013 at 3:00PM

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The avian flu grips china while drugmakers profit from the treatment of and prevention.

From the impact of Obamacare to cutting-edge research, biotech buyouts to FDA decisions, The Motley Fool's health-care team sits down each week to discuss the most fascinating developments in health-care and their implications for long-term investors. In this week's edition, the team talks about the coming trend of penalizing unhealthy employees, the importance of drug branding, the avian flu outbreak, one stock investors need to watch, and more.

In the following segment, health-care analyst David Williamson gives an update on the avian flu outbreak in China, how a flu drug helped propel Roche's strong first quarter, and a new vaccine that should be ready for the next flu season. Watch and learn more about the perils, profits, and prevention of the flu.

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