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Preparing for pandemic flu

United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging.

Preparing for pandemic flu

hearing before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, May 25, 2006

by United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Avian influenza -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Emergency medical services -- United States,
  • Epidemics -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Immunization of older people -- United States,
  • Influenza vaccines -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 109-604
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 59 p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14557077M
    ISBN 100160773857
    ISBN 109780160773853
    OCLC/WorldCa74812537

    Based on information obtained from the Department of Health and Human Services, USA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this course provides an overview of the requirements for preparing for an influenza pandemic. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define a pandemic, identify the planning and coordination required to be prepared for a. The United States Is Working On Avian Influenza Issues In More Than Countries To Combat The Spread Of Avian Influenza And Prepare For A Possible Pandemic. Over the past year, the U.S. Government has supported the training of more than , animal health workers human health workers in H5N1 surveillance and outbreak response.

      The Pain of Not Preparing For a Pandemic That year also was the year anniversary of the globally devastating Spanish Flu pandemic. That silent viral scourge killed more people than World Author: Eric Cortellessa.   Preparing for an Influenza Pandemic: Mental Health Considerations - Volume 24 Issue 3 - Paul C. Perrin, O. Lee McCabe, George S. Everly, Jonathan M. LinksCited by: 4.

    Preparing Child Care Programs for Pandemic Influenza The following strategies are useful to enable child care programs for a pandemic or seasonal influenza outbreak. Communication During a pandemic, a strong connection between child care and public health leaders is critical because recommendations and communication strategies evolve rapidly. Preparing for an Influenza Pandemic: Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers identifies that require expeditious research and policy action: (1) Influenza transmission research should become an immediate and short-term research priority so that effective prevention and control strategies can be developed and refined. The current.


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