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Title

  • Main Title The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: An Overview

Creator

  • 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

Publisher

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

Date

  • Creation: 2009-06-12

Language

  • English

Description

  • 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.

Subject

  • 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

Coverage

  • Place Name: Mexico
  • Coverage Date: 2009

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

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