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1Title:  The great influenza: the story of the deadliest pandemic in history.   
 Creator:  Barry, John M. | Penguin Books 
 Publication:  New York : Penguin Books, 2004, 2005, 2004, 2005  
 Notes:  Originally published: New York : Viking, 2004. With new afterword on Avian flu. 
 Subjects:  Influenza -- History

 
Collection:  The Rockefeller Archive Center 
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2Title:  Debt conversion in Latin America: Panacea or pandemic?   
 Creator:  Williamson, Mary | Overseas Development Council 
 Publication:  1991  
 Subjects:  Debt relief -- Latin America | Policy essay no.2

 
Collection:  The Rockefeller Archive Center 
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3Title:  Vaccines for pandemic influenza   
 Creator:  Compans, Richard W. | Orenstein, Walter A. 
 Publication:  Springer, Berlin, 2009 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xviii, 512 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Influenza vaccines

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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4Title:  Eleventh futures forum on the ethical governance of pandemic influenza preparedness   
 Creator:  Jakubowski, Elke. | Pelaseyed, Shouka. | World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe. 
 Publication:  World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, c2008. 
 Notes:  "28-29 June 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark." Includes bibliographical references (p. 28). 
 Extent:  28 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Disease Outbreaks prevention & control Europe | Influenza, Human prevention & control Europe | Public Health Europe

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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5Title:  Assessment of states' operating plans to combat pandemic influenza: report to Homeland Security Council   
 Creator:  United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. | Homeland Security Council (U.S.) 
 Publication:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD, 2009] 
 Notes:  Title from title screen (viewed on January 28, 2008). "January 2009." Pandemic influenza could produce a public health emergency that is more daunting than any other type of naturally occurring, accidental, or terrorist-instigated event that our nation has experienced or is likely to experience. First, an influenza pandemic could affect essentially every community in the nation almost simultaneously - i.e., within the space of a few weeks - and, if comparable to or more severe than the influenza pandemic of 1918, could result in 25% or more of the population ultimately experiencing life-threatening illness and/or being forced to dispense with normal activities to care for victims. Second, response activities within each affected community not only will need to be sustained for several months, generally with little or no outside help, but also might be degraded due to substantial influenza-induced absenteeism across the participating entities - public and private. Third, coping with degraded functioning in virtually every aspect of society could be so demanding as to preclude the initiation of significant recovery activities for many months. Influenza pandemics, whether severe or comparatively mild, are recurring phenomena. The prevailing uncertainty therefore is not whether the world will experience another influenza pandemic but rather when the next one will occur and how severe it will be. And, considering that a catastrophic pandemic could be among the possibilities, thorough preparedness is imperative. The USG has done, is doing, and must continue to do much to lead the nation as it prepares for the next influenza pandemic. But the USG cannot do the job alone. Pandemic influenza preparedness by its nature must be a shared responsibility among all levels of government (local, State, and Federal), the private sector (for-profit and not-for-profit entities), and individuals and their households. Each entity must 1) understand its unique role (i.e., the ones that only it can fulfill) in preparing for, responding to and recovering from an influenza pandemic; and 2) address its respective challenges to the best of its abilities and resources. One uniquely important subset of preparedness partners comprises the Governments of the States, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Territories. This report discusses the status of their respective operating plans for performing critical State-level functions during and after an influenza pandemic. 
 Extent:  1 v. (various pagings) : digital, PDF file 
 Subjects:  Influenza, Human prevention & control | Communicable Disease Control | Disease Outbreaks prevention & control

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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6Title:  Modeling community containment for pandemic influenza: a letter report   
 Creator:  Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Committee on Modeling Community Containment for Pandemic Influenza. 
 Publication:  National Academies Press, Washington DC, c2006. 
 Notes:  Title from title screen (viewed Jan. 3, 2007). Includes bibliographical references (p. 35-37). 
 Subjects:  Influenza, Human prevention & control | Disease Outbreaks prevention & control | Communicable Disease Control | Models, Theoretical

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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7Title:  Pandemic: tracking contagions, from cholera to Ebola and beyond   
 Creator:  Shah, Sonia 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-253) and index. Scientists agree that a pathogen is likely to cause a global pandemic in the near future. But which one? And how? Over the past fifty years, more than three hundred infectious diseases have either newly emerged or reemerged. Ninety percent of epidemiologists expect that one of them will cause a deadly pandemic sometime in the next two generations. It could be Ebola, avian flu, a drug-resistant superbug, or something completely new. While we can't know which pathogen will cause the next pandemic, by unraveling the story of how pathogens have caused pandemics in the past, we can make predictions about the future. Here, prizewinning science journalist Sonia Shah interweaves history, original reportage, and personal narrative to explore the origins of contagions, drawing parallels between cholera, one of history's most deadly and disruptive pandemic-causing pathogens, and the new diseases that stalk humankind today. To reveal how a new pandemic might develop, Shah tracks each stage of cholera's dramatic journey, from its emergence in the South Asian hinterlands as a harmless microbe to its rapid dispersal across the nineteenth-century world, all the way to its latest beachhead in Haiti. Along the way she reports on the pathogens now following in cholera's footsteps, from the MRSA bacterium that besieges her own family to the never-before-seen killers coming out of China's wet markets, the surgical wards of New Delhi, and the suburban backyards of the East Coast. By delving into the convoluted science, strange politics, and checkered history of one of the world's deadliest diseases, Pandemic reveals what the next global contagion might look like--and what we can do to prevent it.--Adapted from dust jacket. "Interweaving history, original reportage, and personal narrative, Pandemic explores the origins of epidemics, drawing parallels between the story of cholera-- one of history's most disruptive and deadly pathogens-- and the new pathogens that stalk humankind today"-- 
 Extent:  viii, 271 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  Communicable Diseases history | Pandemics history | Communicable Diseases epidemiology | Public Health Surveillance | History, Modern 1601-

 
Collection:  College of Physicians of Philadelphia 
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8Title:  Roundtable on healthcare & emergency service sector pandemic preparedness: voices from the H1N1 influenza pandemic front lines   
 Creator:  Canadian Standards Association 
 Publication:  Canadian Standards Association, Mississauga, Ont, 2010. 
 Notes:  Title from caption (viewed on Aug 3, 2010). "A White paper about how Canada Could do better next time." "June 8, 2010." Includes bibliographical references (p. 35-37). The objective of the CSA Roundtable on Healthcare and Emergency Service Sector Pandemic Preparedness White Paper - entitled Voices From the H1N1 Influenza Pandemic Front Lines: A White Paper About How Canada Could Do Better Next Time - is to help those entrusted with making healthcare decisions, as well as those who deliver care and services to the public, as they continue to prepare for future influenza pandemics. 
 Extent:  37 [2] p. : digital, PDF file, 
 Subjects:  Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype | Influenza, Human prevention & control Canada | Disease Outbreaks prevention & control Canada | Civil Defense organization & administration Canada | Emergency Medical Services organization & administration Canada

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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9Title:  Pandemic flu and the potential for U.S. economic recession: a state-by-state analysis   
 Creator:  Levi, JeffreyPhD | Segal, MishaMBA | Segal, Laura M. | Trust for America's Health 
 Publication:  Trust for America's Health, Washington, DC, [2007]. 
 Notes:  Title from cover. Report authors: Jeffrey Levi, Misha Segal, Laura M. Segal ; contributor: Emily Gadola. "March 2007." Includes bibliographical references (p. 86-90). Trust for America's Health (TFAH)'s March 2007 report "Pandemic Flu and Potential for U.S. Economic Recession" finds a severe pandemic flu outbreak could result in the second worst recession in the U.S. since World War II. The U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) could drop over 5.5 percent, leading to an estimated $683 billion loss. 
 Extent:  90 p. : col. ill., maps ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Influenza -- Economic aspects -- United States | Epidemics -- Economic aspects -- United States | Communicable Disease Control United States | Disease Outbreaks economics United States | Economics United States | Influenza, Human economics United States | Influenza in Birds economics United States | United States

 
Collection:  Hagley Library 
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10Title:  The 2009 A(H1N1) pandemic in Europe: a review of the experience   
 Creator:  European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control 
 Publication:  European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden, c2010. 
 Notes:  Title from title caption (viewed on Jan. 21, 2011). "First published November 2010. Revised December 2010." "doi 10.2900/35415." Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-48). "This extended report aims to provide a broad overview of the epidemiology and virology of the 2009 pandemic in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries (27 EU Member States (MS) and Norway and Iceland). Relevant background information on influenza epidemics and pandemics, notably their variability and unpredictability, is provided. The main trends and information are derived from the analysis and interpretation of the epidemiological and virological data and other analyses provided to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control's (ECDC) European Surveillance system (TESSy) through the European Influenza Surveillance Network (EISN). These data and analyses show that, following its emergence in North America, the pandemic virus started to be transmitted in Europe around week 16/2009. This virus met the previously determined criteria for a pandemic in Europe, as it did elsewhere. Surveillance suitable for the pandemic was rapidly developed and agreed upon by ECDC and the EU/EEA MS, with input from the World Health Organization (WHO) and countries already affected from outside Europe. This built on pre-existing systems, but included new elements to monitor the situation among those severely affected by the pandemic virus. In addition, epidemic intelligence and targeted science-watch methods were employed to determine, as early as possible, important parameters needed for informed risk assessments, adjusting projections and informing counter-measures. " - p. 1 
 Extent:  iv, 48 p. : digital, PDF file, ill., 
 Subjects:  Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype | Influenza, Human epidemiology Europe | Pandemics Europe | Population Surveillance Europe | Program Evaluation Europe

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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11Title:  Influenza pandemic: lessons from the H1N1 pandemic should be incorporated into future planning   
 Creator:  United States Government Accountability Office. 
 Publication:  United States Government Accountability Office, Washington, D.C, 2011. 
 Notes:  Title from title caption (viewed on January 9, 2012). "June 2011." Includes bibliographical references. The 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic was the first human pandemic in over four decades, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that there were as many as 89 million U.S. cases. Over $6 billion was available for the response, led by the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Homeland Security (DHS), with coordination provided by the Homeland Security Council (HSC) through its National Security Staff (NSS). In particular, HHS's CDC worked with states and localities to communicate with the public and to distribute H1N1 vaccine and supplies. GAO was asked (1) how HHS used the funding, (2) the key issues raised by the federal response, and (3) the actions taken to identify and incorporate lessons learned. GAO reviewed documents and interviewed officials from five states about their interaction with the federal government. GAO also reviewed documents and interviewed officials from HHS, DHS, the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), NSS, and others, such as associations. GAO recommends that the HSC direct the NSS, in concert with HHS and DHS, to incorporate lessons from the H1N1 pandemic into future planning and share these lessons with key stakeholders. NSS agreed to take the recommendations under advisement. HHS, DHS, and OSHA provided comments and generally agreed with our findings. 
 Extent:  iii, 61 p. : digital, PDF file, ill., maps. 
 Subjects:  Homeland Security Council (U.S.) -- Rules and practice -- Evaluation | Influenza -- United States -- Prevention -- Planning | Emergency management -- United States -- Planning | Epidemics -- United States -- Prevention -- Planning | Interagency coordination -- United States | Influenza, Human prevention & control United States | Epidemics prevention & control United States | Interinstitutional Relations United States

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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12Title:  Guidelines for pandemic emergency preparedness planning: a road map for courts   
 Creator:  Swain, James C. | Criminal Courts Technical Assistance Project (Washington College of Law) 
 Publication:  Criminal Courts Technical Assistance Project, Washington, DC, [2007] 
 Notes:  Cover title. "March 2007." "This publication was produced by the Criminal Courts Technicals Assistance Project at American University under the leadership, and funding (Grant number 2006-DD-BX--K013) of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs U.S. Department of Justice."-- P. ii. Includes bibliographical references (p. 16-17). 
 Extent:  vi, 26 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Disease Outbreaks prevention & control United States Guideline | Judicial Role United States Guideline | Influenza in Birds prevention & control United States Guideline

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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13Title:  The Domestic and international impacts of the 2009-H1N1 influenza A pandemic: global challenges, global solutions : workshop summary   
 Creator:  Choffnes, Eileen R. | Mack, Alison. | Relman, David A. | Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Board on Global Health. | Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Forum on Microbial Threats. | National Academies Press (U.S.) 
 Publication:  National Academies Press, Washington, D.C, 2010. 
 Notes:  Title from title screen (viewed on February 19, 2010). Workshop held September 15-16, 2009, Washington, DC. Includes bibliographical references. "In the recent past, the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Forum on Microbial Threats has convened several workshops focused on pandemic disease emergence and spread. The first followed the emergence of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) (IOM, 2004); others considered the global threat posed by H5N1 influenza (IOM, 2004, 2005, 2007) and the dynamics of infectious disease transmission in a highly interconnected world (IOM, in press). Within months of its declaration as the first pandemic of the twenty-first century, the Forum convened a two-day public workshop, on September 15th and 16th, 2009, to discuss the domestic and international impacts of, and response to, the 2009-H1N1 influenza A pandemic. Through invited presentations and discussions, participants explored the origins, evolution, and epidemiology of the 2009-H1N1 influenza A virus; potential lessons learned from 2009-H1N1 influenza A infection patterns in the Southern Hemisphere; the role of disease detection, surveillance, and reporting in mapping and anticipating disease spread and evaluating the success of mitigation measures; progress toward and prospects for vaccine and drug development and availability; considerations for the use of nonpharmaceutical interventions to reduce 2009-H1N1 influenza A transmission; and global public health responses to the pandemic as it continues to unfold."--P. 2. 
 Extent:  [xviii, 396] p. : digital, PDF file, ill., maps. 
 Subjects:  Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype Congresses | Influenza, Human epidemiology Congresses | Influenza, Human prevention & control Congresses | Disease Vectors Congresses | Disease Outbreaks Congresses | World Health Congresses

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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14Title:  Review of the DoD-GEIS influenza programs: strengthening global surveillance and response   
 Creator:  Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Committee to Review the Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System. 
 Publication:  National Academies Press, Washington, D.C, c2008. 
 Notes:  Title from electronic title page (viewed Nov. 19, 2007). Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  1 electronic text (249 p.) : GIF, PDF, ill., maps 
 Subjects:  United States. Dept. of Defense. Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System | Influenza, Human prevention & control | Influenza, Human transmission | Communicable Disease Control organization & administration | Disease Outbreaks prevention & control | Sentinel Surveillance | Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype | Influenza in Birds transmission | Electronic books

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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15Title:  Influenza pandemic: monitoring and assessing the status of the National Pandemic Implementation Plan needs improvement : report to the Chairman, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives   
 Creator:  United States Government Accountability Office. | United States Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security. 
 Publication:  United States Government Accountability Office, Washington, D.C, [2009] 
 Notes:  Title from title caption (viewed on March 5, 2010). "November 2009." Includes bibliographical references. The current H1N1 pandemic highlights the threat posed to our nation by an influenza pandemic. The previous administration's Homeland Security Council (HSC) issued the Implementation Plan for the National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza (Plan) in May 2006 to help address a pandemic. GAO was asked to (1) determine how the HSC and responsible federal agencies monitor the progress and completion of the Plan's action items; and (2) assess the extent to which selected action items have been completed. To do this, GAO interviewed officials from the HSC and the six federal agencies responsible for implementing most of the Plan, and analyzed a random sample of 60 action items. While this report does not assess the response efforts for the H1N1 pandemic, GAO continues to monitor the outbreak and the federal response. GAO makes recommendations to the HSC related to the Plan and any future updates, including developing a monitoring and reporting process for action items intended for nonfederal entities, identifying the types of information needed to carry out the response-related action items, and improving how completion is assessed. 
 Extent:  iii, 47 p. : digital, PDF file, ill. 
 Subjects:  Homeland Security Council (U.S.) -- Rules and practice | Epidemics -- United States -- Prevention | Health planning -- United States | Influenza -- Government policy -- United States | Influenza -- United States -- Prevention | Emergency medical services -- United States -- Planning | Emergency management -- United States | Homeland Security Council (U.S.) | Influenza, Human prevention & control United States | Disease Outbreaks legislation & jurisprudence United States

 
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16Title:  Justice and public health systems planning: confronting a pandemic outbreak   
 Creator:  Bureau of Justice Assistance National Partnership Meeting (1999 : Washington, D.C.) | United States Office of Justice Programs | United States Bureau of Justice Assistance 
 Publication:  Bureau of Justice Assistance, Chicago, Illinois, [2006] 
 Notes:  "May 24-25, 2006." "Justice and Public Health Systems Planning: Confronting a Pandemic Outbreak." The Symposium will be held May 24-25, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois, at the Weston O'Hare Airport Hotel. 
 Extent:  64 p. ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Disease Outbreaks prevention & control Chicago Congresses

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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17Title:  Pandemic flu and the potential for U.S. economic recession: a state-by-state analysis   
 Creator:  Levi, Jeffrey. | Segal, Misha. | Segal, Laura M. | Gadola, Emily. | Trust for America's Health 
 Publication:  Trust for America's Health, Washington, DC, [2007]. 
 Notes:  Cover title. Report authors: Jeffrey Levi, Misha Segal, Laura M. Segal ; contributor: Emily Gadola. "March 2007." "Acknowledgment: This report is supported by a grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts as part of the U.S. Pandemic Preparedness Initiative."-- P. [2] of cover. Includes bibliographical references (p. 86-90). 
 Extent:  90 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Influenza -- Economic aspects -- United States | Epidemics -- Economic aspects -- United States | Communicable diseases -- Economic aspects -- United States | Influenza, Human economics United States | Influenza in Birds economics United States | Communicable Disease Control economics United States | Disease Outbreaks economics United States

 
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18Title:  Meeting report: third joint EC/ECDC/WHO workshop on pandemic influenza preparedness, Uppsala 15-17 May 2006   
 Creator:  European Commission | European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control | World Health Organization 
 Publication:  European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden, [2006] 
 Notes:  Cover title. "An agency of the European Union." 
 Extent:  52 p. ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Influenza, Human epidemiology Europe Congresses | Disease Outbreaks Europe Congresses

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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19Title:  Pandemic influenza: domestic preparedness efforts   
 Creator:  Lister, Sarah A. | Library of Congress Congressional Research Service. 
 Publication:  Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C, 2005. 
 Notes:  Cover title. "Order Code RL33145." "November 10, 2005." Includes bibliographical references. "In 1997, a new avian influenza virus (H5N1 avian flu) emerged in Hong Kong, killing six people. This was the first time that an avian influenza virus was shown to be transmitted directly from birds to humans. The virus persisted in the region, and has since spread to a number of Asian and European countries, where it has infected more than 120 people, killing more than 60. The severity of this strain is similar to that of the deadly 1918 Spanish flu, which caused a global pandemic that may have killed up to 2 (percent)% of the world's population. Though influenza pandemics occur with some regularity, and the United States has been involved in specific planning efforts since the early 1990s, the H5N1 situation has created a sense of urgency among the world's public health officials. Global pandemic preparedness and response efforts are coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO). The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a draft pandemic flu preparedness and response plan in August 2004, and a final plan in November 2005. President Bush announced a national strategy to coordinate pandemic preparedness and response activities across federal agencies. Domestic response activities will be carried out under the broad, all-hazards blueprint for a coordinated federal, state and local response laid out in the National Response Plan, released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in 2004. Even in light of the plans discussed above, if a flu pandemic were to occur in the next several years, the U.S. response would be affected by the limited availability of a vaccine (the best preventive measure for flu), as well as by limited availability of certain drugs used to treat severe flu infections, and by the general lack of surge capacity within our healthcare system. The U.S. healthcare system is largely private, while the public health system is largely based in state, rather than federal, authority. This structure creates numerous challenges in assuring the needed response capacity, and coordinating the various response elements. Planning is further complicated by the fact that while periodic influenza pandemics have been seen over the years, their timing and severity have been unpredictable. This report will be updated to reflect changing circumstances." p. 2. 
 Extent:  36 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Influenza -- United States -- Prevention | Communicable diseases -- United States -- Prevention | Influenza prevention & control United States | Communicable Disease Control United States

 
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20Title:  Report to the President on reengineering the influenza vaccine production enterprise to meet the challenges of pandemic influenza   
 Creator:  President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (U.S.) 
 Publication:  Executive Office of the President of the United States, Washington, D.C.], [2010] 
 Notes:  Title from title caption (viewed on October 13, 2010). "August 2010." Includes bibliographical references. Between April 2009 and February 2010, the United States experienced its most recent outbreak of pandemic influenza, this one resulting from the appearance of a novel strain of Type A, H1N1 virus. From the earliest recognition of the pandemic, public health officials in the United States moved rapidly to respond, but their efforts were impeded by unanticipated delays that arose in manufacturing what was supposed to be the most powerful tool for preventing widespread morbidity and mortality: a vaccine designed to protect against the 2009 H1N1 virus. Fortunately, the pathogenic potential of the 2009 H1N1 virus remained relatively mild, limiting morbidity and mortality, although a disproportionate number of deaths occurred among children and young adults. This less-than-optimal experience--one that developed despite the appropriate and energetic response of vaccine manufacturers and public health officials--raised new awareness of the limitations of the system by which influenza vaccines are produced today. At the request of the Executive Office of the President, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) undertook a review of the processes currently employed for producing influenza vaccines. To execute this review, PCAST formed the Influenza Vaccinology Working Group, chaired by two of the PCAST co-chairs and further composed of six non-governmental experts in virology, immunology, vaccine manufacturing, and public health. PCAST considered ways the Federal Government might help to improve the technologies used for making vaccines for pandemic influenza, with a special focus on efforts that would address how the Federal Government can help to reduce the time required for the nation to supply effective vaccine to its population when the next influenza pandemic occurs. 
 Extent:  xviii, 65 p. : digital, PDF file, ill. 
 Subjects:  Influenza -- Prevention | Influenza -- United States | Public health -- United States | Emergency management -- United States | Pandemics prevention & control United States | Influenza, Human prevention & control United States | Public Health United States | Disaster Planning United States | Civil Defense United States

 
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