National Pandemic Influenza Plans.

What are the 5 parts of an influenza pandemic plan?

National Pandemic Influenza Plans.

  • Regulations and Laws That May Apply During a Pandemic.
  • Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory.
  • Community Mitigation.
  • Vaccine and Other Medical Countermeasures.
  • Healthcare System Preparedness and Response.
  • Communication and Public Outreach.
  • What is a pandemic influenza plan?

    In 2005, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) developed the HHS Pandemic Influenza Plan to prevent, control, and mitigate the effects of influenza viruses that pose high risk to humans. Influenza viruses, of which there are many types, can cause rapid, widespread disease and death.

    What are three components of most pandemic influenza plans?

    Sufficient vaccine to vaccinate front-line personnel and at-risk populations, including military personnel; Sufficient vaccine to vaccinate the entire U.S. population within six months of the emergence of a virus with pandemic potential; and. Antiviral treatment for those who contract a pandemic strain of influenza.

    What is pandemic plan?

    Alberta’s pandemic plan The goal of Alberta’s plan is to control the spread of influenza disease, reduce illness and death due to influenza, minimize disruptions to the daily life of Albertans, minimize economic impacts of influenza and support an efficient and effective use of resources during response and recovery.

    Why is influenza A pandemic?

    An influenza pandemic is a global outbreak of a new influenza A virus. Pandemics happen when new (novel) influenza A viruses emerge which are able to infect people easily and spread from person to person in an efficient and sustained way.

    Which of the following influenza viruses is most likely to cause pandemic influenza?

    There are four types of influenza viruses: A, B, C and D. Human influenza A and B viruses cause seasonal epidemics of disease (known as flu season) almost every winter in the United States. Influenza A viruses are the only influenza viruses known to cause flu pandemics, i.e., global epidemics of flu disease.

    What are 4 diseases that shortened the life span of individuals in the Middle Ages?

    Many babies, children and teenagers died. Common diseases were dysentery, malaria, diphtheria, flu, typhoid, smallpox and leprosy.

    What are the pandemic protocols?

    Wear a mask and avoid travel for 10 full days. Quarantine at home for at least 5 days. Wear a well-fitting mask if you must be around others in your home. If you develop symptoms, get tested and isolate immediately.

    How do you stay safe in a pandemic?

    Wear a face mask when you go out. Follow your community guidelines for staying home. When you do go out in public, leave at least 6 feet of space between you and others. Don’t leave your house if you don’t feel well.

    Can a pandemic be prevented?

    The world did not have the right infrastructure in place to respond to Covid-19 and so it could not act at speed to contain the initial outbreak. To prevent pandemics, we need to invest in three areas: surveillance, manufacturing and co-ordinated research and development.