From the impact of Obamacare to cutting-edge research, biotech buyouts to Big Pharma court battles, 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 Novartis' patent dispute, stocks that have both popped and plummeted, and companies our analysts will be watching in the coming days.

In the following segment, health-care analyst David Williamson discusses the recent outbreak of avian flu in China. Should viewers be concerned? And what stocks hold the cure for investors' portfolios?

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The article The Next Potential Global Pandemic originally appeared on Fool.com.

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