PANDEMIC INFLUENZA CAN HAVE SEVERE SYMPTOMS. EVERYONE IS AT RISK AND IT CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS AND DEATH.
Teach your household members that pandemic flu can make them very sick.
Q. How is pandemic flu different from the common flu?
A. Pandemic flu has similar symptoms to the common flu, but can cause more severe illness or complications because it is usually a virus that has never before circulated among people, so they are not likely to have immunity to it.
The Threat of Pandemic Influenza is Serious • Pandemic Influenza is when a new form of influenza is able to spread within humans • Pandemic Influenza has the ability to spread quickly • Pandemic Influenza may cause social and economic disruptions • Everyone around the world will be at risk Experts are currently monitoring the […]
1 – Identifying an Influenza Outbreak What do you see in these pictures? Have you seen symptoms like this in your family or community? MAIN POINTS • These people have influenza, also known as “the flu,” due to an outbreak in their community. • The symptoms of regular influenza are coughing, sneezing, runny nose, headache, […]