The Flu: Peril, Profit, and Prevention

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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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The article The Flu: Peril, Profit, and Prevention originally appeared on Fool.com.

David Williamson has no position in any stocks mentioned. Follow David on Twitter: @MotleyDavid.Max Macaluso, Ph.D., and The Motley Fool also have no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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