|What is the role of schools in a pandemic?|
A pandemic is a virulent global outbreak of a serious illness.
Currently we are watching avian (bird) flu, which is caused by
influenza viruses that occur naturally among wild birds. It has not yet
spread to the United States, but if it does, we must have response
plans in place.
The resources below were suggested by:
Elizabeth McClure, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Academic Health Center
Emergency Preparedness Program
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)
University of Minnesota
Director of emergency Preparedness
Hennepin County Public Works