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Pandemic Flu

According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, a pandemic is a "global disease outbreak." Another way to think of a pandemic is to see it as multiple epidemics occurring simultaneously in different continents.

A Flu Pandemic?

What does a pandemic mean with regard to the flu? Many health organizations around the world, including the World Health Organization, are currently monitoring several stra (More)


Understanding Pandemic Flu

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