ABSTRACT

Pandemic Influenza: What Business and Organization Leaders Need to Know About Pandemic Influenza Planning   [open pdf - 2MB]

"Health officials are concerned that the 'bird flu' emanating from Asia could mutate to a new strain of flu that humans have no natural immunity against, causing a pandemic flu. A pandemic flu would spread rapidly and easily from person to person, affecting all age groups. It would cause illness in a high proportion of those infected. The World Health Organization warns that a flu pandemic could infect between 25 and 30 percent of the world's population. This brochure offers guidance on how business and organization leaders can: Prepare for a flu pandemic to maintain continuity of operations, help protect employees' health, and work with health officials to minimize disruptions."

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2006-03
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2006 Alaska. Dept. of Health and Social Services
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AvianFlu.alaska.gov: http://avianflu.alaska.gov/
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