From epidemic to pandemic: A test of the government's response
- April 27, 2009
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In a December 2004 article in Government Executive, Katherine McIntire Peters reported on how fears of a global pandemic (at that point, of avian flu) pointed to serious shortcomings in public health officials' ability to respond to influenza outbreaks. "The real worry," she noted, "is a type of influenza for which no vaccine currently exists."