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Title

  • Main Title The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: Selected Legal Issues

Creator

  • Author: Swendiman, Kathleen S.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney
  • Author: Jones, Nancy Lee
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney

Publisher

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

Date

  • Creation: 2009-06-15

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: In late April 2009, human cases of infection with a novel influenza A(H1N1) virus, commonly known as "swine flu," were identified. Since then, the virus has become widespread. It is timely to examine the legal issues surrounding this public health threat. This report provides a brief overview of selected legal issues including emergency measures, civil rights, liability issues, and employment issues.
  • Physical Description: 32 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Medicine
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Influenza
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Swine influenza
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Epidemics
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Emergency management

Coverage

  • 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: R40560
  • Accession or Local Control No: R40560_2009Jun15
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc26152