Pandemic (H1N1) 2009: assessing the response

Low, Donald E.; McGeer, Allison
November 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 17, p1874
Academic Journal
The article discusses how the Canadian government and citizens responded to the pandemic H1N1 in 2009. It relates on an article published in "BMJ" which claimed that the World Health Organization had unduly influenced the declaration of a pandemic and exaggerated its potential severity. It adds that the vaccination program of the government was not as effective as what it was expected due to lack of knowledge of the people on the risk of the pandemic and skepticism on the need for vaccine.


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