By reading this koob, you will learn about the threat of large-scale disease outbreaks and the efforts being taken to help keep you safe.
You will also learn about:
The risk and likelihood of a major flu pandemic.
Efforts undertaken in disease monitoring and preparedness.
Impediments to disease prevention.
Risk factors that can lead to disease outbreaks spiraling out of control.
The importance of vaccines.
The “Pandemic” documentary series focuses specially on the threat of a potential influenza pandemic and the massive havoc it would wreak on humanity. It is a near certainty that an influenza virus with the potential to cause widespread suffering will evolve; whether or not the world's health infrastructure, and societies more generally, are prepared to confront the virus is the real question. So just what is being done to prevent outbreaks? In other words, just how concerned should you be?