A recent survey of American adults found that 76% worried about becoming ill if they had to stay home and take care of the sick during a severe flu pandemic.1
  Learn infection control measures. 


Setting up a Sick Room

Wash hands for 15 seconds with soap and water

infection prevention

Cover a cough or sneeze with tissue

prevent infection

THE President's Council of Advisors in Science and Technology (PCAST) issued a report assessing H1N1 flu preparations. They recommended:

  • vaccine production continue as quickly as possible so that "at risk groups" can receive it in a timely manner
  • clarify guidelines for the use of antiviral medications
  • upgrade the current system for tracking the H1N1 pandemic
  • increase the development of communication about H1N1 to the public
See a news release and links to the full report here.
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