Navigation Links
USA’s Plan to Tackle the Bird Flu Pandemi

Bird flu which was recently in all the news channels of all the countries has infected 141 individuals and taken 73 lives in the Asian countries. This has instilled fear // in US that it will soon spread quickly and infect people in United States.

The H5N1 strain of the bird flu is very deadly and has infected people who were in close contact with the infected poultry.

But so far its ability to spread from man to man is negative but scientist has warned that this strain will soon develop the ability and cause wide spread of the disease. This disease has the ability to kill more than half of the people infected with the disease and result in a pandemic.

Throughout history we have seen flu pandemics but each of them were due to a different strain and were worse from the previous one. There ware recently two pandemics in 1957 and 1968 which killed 70,000 and 34,000 people in US alone.

But the scientist reveal the alarming truth that the H5N1 strain resembles the virus that caused pandemic in 1918 (Spanish flu) which killed 20 million to 50 million people worldwide, including more than 500,000 in the USA.

The history of the H5N1 strain is that it emerged in 1997 in Hong Kong, infecting 18 people and killing six of them. After that in 2003 it appeared again and spread throughout Asia. This alarmed the world health leaders and they urged the countries to be prepared for a flu pandemic.

WHO said that if this strain mutates to a contagious one that a pandemic is unavoidable.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spokesperson said that previous history does not provide us a clear picture with the effects of the bird flu and that this strain is a very deadly one.

The Department of Health and Human Services as part of the Pandemic Influenza Plan announced that it has fully devoted its resources for the development of vaccines, acquiring anti viral medications and coordinating efforts wit h other federal, state and local agencies to prevent the spread of bird flu in to a pandemic.


'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Elderly People Needs To Tackle The Heat Effectively
2. Early Awareness About Weight Management Needed To Tackle Lifelong Obesity
3. Doctors May Not Be Ready To Tackle Bio-terrorism
4. Malaria To Be Tackled By Genetically Modified Mosquitoes
5. New Two-Drug Regime To Tackle Malaria
6. Shanghai To Tackle Hypertension
7. Need More And Better Drugs To Tackle Stoke
8. Sleeping Pill To Tackle Obesity Problem Also
9. Uganda Tackles The Meningitis Outbreak
10. Food Grains Project To Tackle Malnutrition In India
11. Russia to Tackle the Avian Flu
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... Texas Premier Locksmith ... carried out by unethical locksmith companies and is urging Search Engines to improve ... to Texas Premier Locksmith, these fraudulent locksmith services take advantage of consumers locked ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 , ... "ProBrand Flip ... and all media," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProBrand ... easy to use drop zones. Editors can select from a variety of flip book ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 , ... ... Infertility and Wellness (IFW) Program at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT). McLaughlin ... has a team of three acupuncturists to help patients realize their family building ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... “Walking With God: Inspirational ... that will inspire the reader to be aware of God's direction in their lives. ... author, Sanford Smith, retired teacher and active church leader. , Sanford says, ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... ... annual Business Architecture Innovation Summit in Reston, VA on March 21-22, 2017. This ... share a range of experiences from a cross-section of industries such as financial ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/7/2016)... NORTH READING, Mass. , Dec. 7, 2016 ... Track and Trace Network for connecting the Life ... from the global marketplace, today announced that Tjoapack ... 50+ European pharmaceutical manufacturing customers comply with the ... Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) in 2017 and ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... 7, 2016  Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: ... announced plans to separate its Imaging Components business.  The ... distribution to Varian stockholders of common stock in Varex ... hold the Imaging Components business.  As part of the ... the end of January 2017, Varian will receive an ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... 7, 2016  Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... focused on delivering scientific and medical breakthroughs using ... and Chief Executive Officer Keith Murphy ... December 14, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time ... yet familiar with the Company, an informational video ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: