TITLE

H5N1 Heading This Way

AUTHOR(S)
Weisberg, Karen
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
FoodService Director;10/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the views of Michael Osterholm, director of the U.S. Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy and the associate director of the Department of Homeland Security's National Center for Food Protection and Defense regarding the impending pandemic, most likely caused by the H5N1 virus or avian flu. He deems business continuity planning as paramount. Osterholm contends that the H5N1 is so similar to the 1918 pandemic virus.
ACCESSION #
22801963

 

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