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Emergencies

Flu Pandemic

Influenza Pandemic – an outline guide

For a number of years emergency planners had been concerned that a major pandemic was overdue. The expectation had been that avian flu from Indonesia would be the likely cause, but in April 2009 it was a strain of swine flu starting in Mexico that caused the World Health Organization to declare a worldwide pandemic following a significant number of outbreaks in countries around the world.

For more information on Pandemic Flu please refer to the websites listed below.

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