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Flu Pandemic Preparation

Flu Pandemic Preparation Planning ahead and stopping the spread of germs can help keep you and your family safe if there’s a flu pandemic. A flu pandemic is caused by a new flu virus that spreads easily and makes many people sick around the world. For example, the H1N1 virus caused a flu pandemic in 2009. Similar to seasonal (regular) flu, a flu pandemic is caused by a virus that infects the nose, throat, and lungs. How is a flu pandemic different from seasonal flu? Flu pandemics and seasonal flu are caused by...

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