Influenza : a century of science and public health response /

"In 1976, the outbreak of a new strain of swine flu at the Fort Dix, New Jersey, army base prompted an unprecedented inoculation campaign. Some forty-two million Americans were vaccinated as the National Influenza Immunization Program hastened to prevent a pandemic, while the World Health Organ...

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Main Author: Dehner, George.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2012]
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Table of Contents:
  • Influenza: Virus and History
  • The Forgotten Pandemic Remembered
  • Breakthroughs
  • Setbacks
  • The Forecast Calls for Pandemics
  • "Chance Favors the Prepared Mind"
  • An Act of Will
  • A Different Interpretation Emerges
  • WHO Decides
  • A Program Begins and Ends and an Epidemic Appears
  • The Continuing Lessons of Influenza's History.