The National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center Launches New Web Page on Influenza: Pandemic Preparedness and Response

A new topic page is now available from the National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) – “Influenza: Pandemic Preparedness and Response.” The page focuses on flu outbreaks that exceed the predicted prevalence of seasonal flu, threaten to overwhelm medical resources, and could affect the everyday functioning of communities. The page highlights resources that health professionals and emergency planners may find useful in planning for and responding to pandemics – an important part of all-hazards planning for many institutions and government agencies. DIMRC provides topic pages on a wide range of disaster types and related topics, including a page on Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus.

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About the National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center
The core purpose of the Disaster Information Management Research Center is to develop and provide access to health information resources and technology for disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Resources from the DIMRC connect people to quality disaster health information and foster a culture of community resiliency.

About Andy Roszak

Andrew Roszak serves as the Senior Director for Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness and Catastrophic Response at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). Twitter: @AndyRoszak

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