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Medical expert Dr Wasim Khawaja from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) said that World Health Organization's (WHO) global influenza strategy which was launched recently was very relevant to protect the people from the flu pandemic.
3) Explain the provisions of the Pune plan and its relevance for preparedness for future pandemics.
Read: A billion in pandemic prevention is worth a trillion in cure Students at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies wrote a detailed report on the pandemic fund with advice and financial support from Swiss Re.
Influenza pandemics in Singapore, a tropical, globally connected city.
THE public has been warned not to become too complacent about the risk of contracting swine flu, even though the pandemic is over.
"As I said, pandemics are unpredictable and prone to deliver surprises.
In the United States, the 1918 pandemic killed as many as 675,000 people, with the highest incidence of death occurring among adults under 45 years of age.
However, as long as different anatomic sites are used to administer the vaccines, the ACIP indicates that inactivated pandemic H1N1 and seasonal vaccines can be given at the same time (MMWR 2009;58:1-8).
The emergence of severe respiratory illness clusters in Mexico and mild illness due to a novel H1N1 influenza virus in southwestern United States of America (US) during spring 2009 merged into what has become the first influenza pandemic of the 21st century.
London, August 13 (ANI): Experts have predicted that a second more strong version of pandemic influenza, expected to hit UK later this year, may turn out to be less lethal than previously believed.
But the report also warns that an influenza pandemic continues to remain "a real threat" to the nation and the world and that it could "shut down the work critical to the smooth functioning of society."