ABSTRACT

2009 Influenza Pandemic: An Overview [November 16, 2009]   [open pdf - 558KB]

"This report provides a synopsis of key events in the H1N1 pandemic response, followed by information about selected federal emergency management authorities and actions taken by [the Department of Homeland Security] DHS, [Health and Human Services] HHS, and state and local authorities. It then lists congressional hearings held to date; discusses appropriations and funding for pandemic flu preparedness and response activities; summarizes U.S. government pandemic flu planning documents; and lists sources for additional information. An Appendix describes the [World Health Organization] WHO process to determine the phase of an emerging flu pandemic."

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CRS Report for Congress, R40554
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2009-11-16
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Public Domain
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pdf
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