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Nutrient Pollution

Perspectives on the Impact to Public Health of Harmful Algal Blooms: July 25, 2013

  • Lorraine Backer, Environmental Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control
  • Andy Reich, Program Coordinator for Aquatic Toxins Program, Florida Department of Health

This presentation is the second in a series about harmful algal blooms (HABs), a worsening environmental problem and public health threat. The presentation covers the various ways HABs threaten the health of people and animals, and what the public can do to stay healthy.

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