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Explaining pandemic flu: a guide from the Chief Medical Officer

Author(s)Chief Medical Officer
AbstractThe guidance aims to provide healthcare staff and the public with a better understanding of pandemic flu, the nature of avian flu, controlling pandemic flu and how pandemic flu will affect the UK and how the UK will respond
TheUKplanisatechnicaldocument,aimedatplannersingovernment departments,healthserviceorganisationsandotheragenciesinvolvedin respondingtoaninfluenzapandemic.Whileithasbeensharedwithall healthworkersandNHSstaff,sothattheywillknowwhattodoif pandemicflureachestheUK,ithasnotbeendistributedtothepublicat large.Itishopedthatthisexplanatoryguidewillprovideauseful referencedocumentformembersofthepublicandhealthprofessionals wishingtobetterunderstandthethreat,itslikelyimpactontheUKand theircountry
Date of publishing10/19/2005
Date of last review by us06/14/2010
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Click here for full reviewSue Wiseman The guidance aims to provide healthcare staff and the public with a better understanding of pandemic flu, its likely impact on the UK and contingency plans that are in place to deal with a possible pandemic flu outbreak.. . .






 





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