Preparing for pandemic (H1N1) 2009

H├ębert, Paul C.; MacDonald, Noni
September 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/15/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 6/7, pE102
Academic Journal
The author reflect on the preparation needed for the possible second wave of H1N1 influenza pandemic in Canada in 2009. They assess that the country needed a visible independent health care authority, with executive powers across all jurisdictions and all stakeholders must have clear communication with and rapid access to experts. They suggest to prioritize groups to receive vaccination and roll out mass vaccination plans and direct all sectors of society to make personal pandemic action plans.


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