TITLE

Avian Flu and Enterprise Security Preparations

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jul2006, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for enterprise security executives in the United States to prepare for a possible flu pandemic in light of the rising number of human H4N1 cases in several countries since 2003. The spread of a highly pathogenic avian H5N1 virus across Asia and other countries has not stopped. The US Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control have developed guidelines to assist businesses in planning for a pandemic outbreak.
ACCESSION #
21657419

 

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