Global influenza pandemic : If not treated world will face another influenza pandemic and we don’t know when it will happen globally. WHO is monitoring influenza virus’s circulation to detect potential pandemic strains. 153 Institutions in 114 countries are involved in global surveillance of influenza pandemic strains. Each year WHO takes step to recognize and recommends which strain of viruses should be included in the flu vaccine to protect population from seasonal flu. In case of new strains arrival WHO has set up plans to treat with vaccines and antibiotics especially in developing countries.
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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: January 25, 2019