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  • Main Title The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: An Overview


  • Author: Lister, Sarah A.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Public Health and Engineering
  • Author: Redhead, C. Stephen
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Health Policy


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2009-06-12


  • English


  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 26 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Health policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Emergency management
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Public health
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: World health
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Medicine
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Epidemics
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Influenza
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Swine influenza


  • Place Name: Mexico
  • Coverage Date: 2009


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: R40554
  • Accession or Local Control No: R40554_2009Jun12
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc26151