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IOM President Harvey V. Fineberg was elected chairman of an international panel charged with assessing the global response to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, including the performance of the World Health Organization.
Cases of the novel strain of H1N1 (Swine Origin [SO]) influenza that spread rapidly through Mexico in April 2009 now span the globe, and pandemic response plans are being activated to meet the threat to public health. This guide highlights action and information that could be useful for near-term implementation of pandemic planning and response.
In response to the recent outbreak of swine flu in North America, Dr. Fineberg has released a new electronic edition of his report The Swine Flu Affair, dedicated to the memory of Richard Neustadt, and available for download by the public.