Published in Disease Risk Factor Week, April 23rd, 2006
Influenza is a significant health issue, according to the report. Influenza epidemics occur yearly, and recently, health groups such as the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have raised the possibility of an influenza pandemic. The U.S. Office of Health and Human Services estimates that, without intervention, a pandemic could cause the deaths of almost 2 million people in the United States and require the hospitalization of up to 10...
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