Influenza Pandemic Preparedness

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Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza Infection Prevention and Control Precautions for All Healthcare Facilities

(PDF file)

Link found between humidity and influenza virus survival and transmission.
February 2009 21:04

The Medical News

Survival of influenza virus on banknotes

Thomas Y, Vogel G, Wunderli W, Suter P, Witschi M, Koch D, Tapparel C, Kaiser L. Central Laboratory of Virology, Division of Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Swine flu shares some features with 1918 pandemic

Nature, 13 July 2009

Public Health Agency of Canada - Interim Guidance: Infection prevention and control measures for Health Care Workers in Acute Care Facilities

(PDF file)


CDC (PDF file)

H1N1 Flu Virus

Public Health Agency of Canada

Pandemic Influenza

The Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan for the Health Sector - 2006

Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan, 2004

Health Canada (PDF file)

Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan for the Health Sector

Health Canada (PDF file)

Pandemic Influenza Information for Health Professionals

Centre for Disease Control and Prevention

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Guidance for Healthcare Workers and Healthcare Employers

Occupational Safety and Health U.S.A. (PDF file)

Pandemic Influenza

Occupational Safety & Health Administrations

Hospital Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist

Centre for Disease Control and Prevention U.S.A. (PDF file)

Proposed Guidance on Workplace Stockpiling of Respirators and Facemasks
for Pandemic Influenza


Ontario Health Plan for an Influenza Pandemic 2008

Avian Influenza, including Influenza A (H5N1), in
Humans: WHO Interim Infection Control Guideline
for Health Care Facilities

World Health Organization (PDF file)

WHO checklist for influenza pandemic preparedness planning

World Health Organization (PDF file)

Interim Recommendations for Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities Caring for Patients with Known or Suspected Avian Influenza

Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (html)

Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines for Handling Specimens Suspected of Containing Avian Influenza A Virus


What Role Can Alternative Care Facilities Play in an Influenza Pandemic?

Center for Biosecurity


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