Selected Bibliography


In light of the current interest in pandemic influenza, we have dedicated this space to a selection of articles on the topic. We also recommend visiting the WHO website and the PAHO website for more guidelines and recommendations on the subject.

1) World Health Organization. “Avian Influenza: Frequently Asked Questions”

2) Pan American Health Organization. “Bird Flu: Communicating the Risk.” Perspectives in Health, Volume 10, No. 2.

3) World Health Organization, Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response. “Ten things you need to know about the Pandemic Influenza.”

4) World Health Organization. “Avian influenza ("bird flu"): and the significance of its transmission to humans.”

5) World Health Organization. “WHO checklist for Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Planning.” Department of Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response Unit Global Influenza Programme.

6) Pan American Health Organization. “Avian vs. Pandemic Flu: Understanding the Threat.”


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