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    Influenza Pandemic

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    English 1 Mr.Davis 1 December 2015 Pandemic Have you ever been in a pandemic? I think the world would end as a pandemic. A pandemic is a very dangerous situation for people to live in noone should ever want to get caught up in a pandemic it is very scary and serious because no one knows who got the disease or know one know the symptoms, how long the pandemic is going to last, if you are going to live or die it's one of the worst feelings in the world. A pandemic has a major effect on the on our

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    Influenza Pandemics

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    Throughout the history, influenza viruses have caused several pandemics or global epidemics, killing many people. For example, the influenza strike in 1918 to 1919 infected an estimated 500 million people worldwide, which is one-third of the planet’s population at the time and killed an estimated 20 million to 50 million people. More than 25 percentage of the U.S. population were affected, and caused 675,000 deaths in U.S during the pandemic.(History, 2015). There were no effective treatments for

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    Missing Histories: WWI and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic As the horrendous experiences of the First World War began to wind down, a new terror emerged in the form of the Spanish Influenza that circumnavigated the world, not once but twice within a two-year period. While the general public commonly remembered experiences of the war in literature, art, prose and memorials, those of the 1918 pandemic were not. Research completed by this author on the subject of German bias during the First World War

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    H1n1 Influenza Pandemics

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    How has the Federal Government dealt with pandemic Influenza outbreaks in the past? In previous years, there have been many outbreaks of the influenza virus in many different strains. These outbreaks have occurred all over the world, ranging from the worst Influenza outbreak in history, the “Spanish Flu” of 1918, to the first Influenza outbreaks of the 21st century, the “Swine Flu” waves of 2009 and 2010. In the United States, the federal government works closely with the Centers for Disease Control

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    A lot of critical factors drive an influenza pandemic stockpiling. The costs for having influenza pandemic stockpile of drugs is relatively lesser when equated with the amount of chaos and disaster it will be created to humankind worldwide. Some of the major factors are: • The records and prediction of the world health organization for the number of people that would be infected by the pandemic in the near future. • The quantity of the rapid response stockpile which will be required to limit and

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    INTRODUCTION Every year, millions of people start talking about the influenza virus and getting their vaccines as the flu season approaches, which starts around the October-November period and reaches its peak between December and March. Therefore, public health officials around the world- and in the U.S in particular- are constantly challenged by properly preparing for the annual influenza dilemma, given that this viruses, and other respiratory viruses, are a serious health threat to the U.S population

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    Every year, millions of people start talking about the influenza virus and getting their vaccines as the flu season approaches, which starts around the October-November period and reaches its peak between December and March. Therefore, public health officials around the world- and in the U.S in particular- are constantly challenged by properly preparing for the annual influenza dilemma, given that this viruses, and other respiratory viruses, are a serious health threat to the U.S population and the

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    most risk are airborne.”(Senthilingam, 2015). Therefore, I believe Influenza will cause the next pandemic. Reason being, the flu has the ability to disseminate before a person’s symptoms become visible. Unlike Ebola and SARS, which are only contagious once symptoms emerge (Senthilingam, 2015). Influenza viruses are significant human respiratory pathogens that cause both seasonal, endemic infections and periodic, unpredictable pandemics (Taubenberger

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    Scientists’ studies have led to a greater understanding of the 1918 influenza pandemic. Through conducting tests on the remains of victims, as well as consulting morgues, and numerous accounts of that time period, scientists have finally come up with a theory and solution for influenza. By comparing recent flu strains with the 1918 influenza scientists found reasons to believe that the1918 influenza pandemic began as a bird virus. The bird virus would have adapted to humans overtime eventually becoming

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    1918-1919 influenza pandemic was a historical event that has left an impact on healthcare. Influenza is a life threatening illness caused by influenza virus. It is a contagious disease of the respiratory tract cause serious infection and death around the globe, especially in winter months. There are three different types of influenza viruses, type A, B and C. Influenza A is responsible for influenza pandemic (Australian Government Department of Health, 2015). The 1918, Spanish influenza was a deadly

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