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Planning for the Next Flu Pandemic

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Science  22 Dec 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5244, pp. 1916-1917
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5244.1916


Although flu experts do not know exactly when the next great global flu epidemic will occur, they know that one is inevitable. Consequently, they are trying to work out a game plan that will enable them to recognize its onset and put preventive measures, such as vaccine programs, in place.