TITLE

Pandemic flu planning begins

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Lakelander (Whitney, TX);10/25/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 43, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with flu pandemics. An average of three flu pandemics occur each century, all of which spread around the world within one year of being detected. From 1918 to 1919, the Spanish Flu has occurred in the U.S. that claimed more than 500,000 lives. In late 2003 and early 2004, outbreaks of influenza A has occurred among poultry in eight countries in Asia. The Heart of Texas Council of Governments will host a Pandemic Influenza planning meeting on October 30, 2006 in Hillsboro, Texas.
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23173973

 

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