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Threat Of Influenza Outbreak Remains 100 Years After 1918 Pandemic, Experts Warn

Global Health NOW: A Century After 1918, Flu Pandemic Preparedness Still Lacking
“…Despite a century’s worth of lifesaving scientific and medical advances to head off a similar tragedy, [experts] warn that an influenza pandemic could still trigger waves of mass death. … With the centennial of the 1918 flu pandemic on the horizon, Smithsonian magazine and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health gathered experts to explore the state of pandemic preparedness…” (Powder, 11/15).

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