Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Lessons from Swine Flu (H1N1 Virus)

The outbreak of swine flu in Mexico with its subsequent spread to the U.S. (and other parts of the world) provided lessons to health care professionals that can be used in the future. 
"The SARS and H5N1 avian flu scares helped . . . because they forced public health planners to implement new disease-reporting requirements, strengthen flu surveillance networks and establish global lines of communication."
  Read more in "Lessons from the swine flu pandemic", USA Today, April 22, 2010.

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