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Pandemic influenza: the pharmacist as a key player in the preparedness for, and response to, a global threat

  • In: G8 - Access to Medicines on Thursday, 8 September 2005, 9:00-12:00
  • At: Cairo (Egypt) (2005)
  • 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)
  • Abstract:

    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


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