Richard Webby, PhD

Richard Webby, PhD

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Richard Webby, PhD, is a faculty member and director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Studies on the Ecology of Influenza in Animals and Birds at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. View full bio.

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What a virologist says about controlling a pandemic

What a virologist says about controlling a pandemic

Posted by Richard Webby, PhD | Feb 19, 2021

New Zealand's methods for controlling a pandemic not only also virtually stopped the flu, it gave insights to controlling future pandemics.

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Flu Shot Myths Debunked

When is the best time to get your 2019 flu vaccine? Now.

Posted by Richard Webby, PhD | Nov 11, 2019

Get your flu shot! St. Jude virologist Richard Webby, PhD, has heard every excuse. His team helps the WHO to recommend what goes into each year’s influenza vaccine.

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Skipping the flu vaccine? It’s not just about you

Skipping the flu vaccine? It’s not just about you

Posted by Richard Webby, PhD | Nov 14, 2017

The flu can be devastating for those most at-risk. It’s also highly contagious. You still think getting the flu is just about you?

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