For those who enjoy science fiction and horror, Stephen KingÌsÜThe Stand paints one of the best pictures of a horrifying flu that devastates the country. Now, the same scenario is portrayed in a non-fiction work validated by science and strategic emergency operation plans.Pandemic Influenza Emergency Planning and Community Preparednessoffers an updated, factual description of the state of the U.S. health-care system and it details the mechanisms, response and preparation needed for a pandemic flu.
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