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Influenza Pandemic

Jeffrey Young

A Deadly Virus Is Sweeping America. No, Not That One | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business

A deadly virus is poised to sweep across America and could claim thousands of lives this year. It's especially dangerous for the most vulnerable membe...

Recently Declassified Documents Show What A U.S. Flu Pandemic Would Look Like

Posted 11.17.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Published: 09/17/2013 02:33 PM EDT on LiveScience A recently declassified U.S. government plan for how to react in th...

We Are Not Safe From Bird Flu as Long as Factory Farms Exist

Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H. | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H.

In spite of our current low risk, it is just a matter of time before H5N1, H7N3 or another influenza strain evolves into a dangerous form that results in a pandemic. And the events in Mexico and Cambodia beg the question: Are we ever going to be safe from bird flu?

What Will The Next Flu Pandemic Look Like?

| Posted 11.20.2011 | Healthy Living

By Katherine Harmon (Click here for original article.) MALTA—Contagion, a film released earlier this month, depicts a gruesome outbreak of an ex...