Influenza experts have been predicting a pandemic flu for many years. What they fear most is an epidemic like the Spanish flu of 1918 to 1919-the largest outbreak of fatal infectious disease during the past century. Avian influenza (influenza A [H5N1]) appears to have the potential to cause a worldwide pandemic. So how real is this risk?
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Annals of internal medicine|
|State||Published - Sep 20 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine