Pandemic influenza: the pharmacist as a key player in the preparedness for, and response to, a global threat
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Presentation
- By: ZOELLNER, York Francis (Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Global Health Economics, Hannover, Germany)
- Co-author(s): Medema (Solvay Pharmaceuticals, WEESP, Netherlands)
Ryan (Mapi Values, MACCLESFIELD, United Kingdom)
An influenza pandemic (IP) is expected in the near future, characterized by a sudden and widespread outbreak of a new strain of the influenza virus, easily transferred between humans, and causing significant morbidity, mortality and societal chaos. There are 2 options in the control of an IP: vaccination and antivirals, with vaccination being.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.