The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: An Overview

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This report first provides a synopsis of key events, actions taken, and authorities invoked by WHO, the U.S. federal government, and state and local governments. It then discusses the WHO process to determine the phase of a flu pandemic, and selected actions taken by the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services, and by state and local authorities. Next, it lists congressional hearings held to date, and provides information about appropriations and funding for pandemic flu activities. Finally, it summarizes U.S. government pandemic flu planning documents and lists sources for additional information about the situation as it unfolds.

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Location(s): Mexico
Creation Date: June 12, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Lister, Sarah A.

Specialist in Public Health and Engineering

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Redhead, C. Stephen

Specialist in Health Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: June 12, 2009
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Mexico
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2009  
Description:

This report first provides a synopsis of key events, actions taken, and authorities invoked by WHO, the U.S. federal government, and state and local governments. It then discusses the WHO process to determine the phase of a flu pandemic, and selected actions taken by the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services, and by state and local authorities. Next, it lists congressional hearings held to date, and provides information about appropriations and funding for pandemic flu activities. Finally, it summarizes U.S. government pandemic flu planning documents and lists sources for additional information about the situation as it unfolds.

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26 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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