Some links are too good not to store somewhere. These former Tip Of The Week links will be stored here for future access.

Two reports on Citizen/Community Engagement in Pandemic Planning Efforts
(1) National Academy of Sciences and (2)University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
CIDRAP news story here.

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Council on Foreign Relations Is the Bird Flu Threat Still Real and Are We Prepared? Recorded webcast with Bruce Gellin, Mike Osterholm, Laurie Garrett, 4/12/2007

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Analysis of 1918 pandemic countermeasures Two articles in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by Bootsma and Hatchett , April 2007.

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Pandemic Influenza: Schools Need to Plan Now Alabama Depts. of Health and Education, April 2, 2007 webcast

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Pandemic Flu and the Potential for U.S. Economic Recession, Trust for America’s Health report

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Sandman and Lanard on What to Say When a Pandemic Looks Imminent:Messaging for WHO Phases Four and Five

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CDC’s Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication Guide - Pandemic Influenza

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“Ethical guidelines in Pandemic Flu” posted by U.S. CDC March 2007

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“Ethical Challenges in Preparing for a Pandemic.” University of South Carolina Law School lecture February 28, 2007. Audio podcast

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Public Service Announcement from HHS video

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OSHA guidance for pandemic flu, released Feb. 2007

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U.S. National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), The Prioritization Of Critical Infrastructure For A Pandemic Outbreak, Jan 2007

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Press release and awareness campaign from Washington state.

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U.S. HHS Community Strategy for Pandemic Influenza Mitigation (Large file 2.51 MB), with analysis here.

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CDC press briefing on Community Mitigation Guidelines and new Public Service Announcements. Transcript here; Feb 1, 2007

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PANDEMIC AND SEASONAL INFLUENZA - PRINCIPLES FOR U. S. ACTION Infectious Disease Society of America, Jan 2007

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Journal of Infectious Diseases, Supplement on Seasonal and Pandemic Flu November 2006, 14 articles

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CDC Influenza Pandemic Operation Plan (OPLAN) Dec. 20, 2006

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Engaging the Public in Pandemic Flu Planning
Roz D. Lasker, MD - Director, Division of Public Health and Director, Center for the Advancement of Collaborative Strategies in Health - The New York Academy of Medicine January 11, 2007 10–11:15 AM webcast

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Institute of Medicine report on Modeling Community Containment for Pandemic Influenza Dec. 11, 2006

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Avian Flu and the Media

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Providing Mass Medical Care with Scarce Resources: A Community Planning Guide

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US-HHS Pandemic Planning Update #3

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New OSHA guidance to protect employees from Avian Flu

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The Public Engagement Project on Community Control Measures for Pandemic Influenza
Atlanta, Georgia - October 28, 2006; Seattle, Washington - November 4, 2006; Lincoln, Nebraska - November 18, 2006; Syracuse, New York - November 18, 2006

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Why Don’t We Do It In Our Sleeves?
Amusing brief video about cough etiquette

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Harvard Survey of Public on Pandemic Flu October 26, 2006

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Model of social distancing interventions in a pandemic November 2006 Emerging Infectious Diseases

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Review of Aerosol transmission of influenza November 2006 Emerging Infectious Diseases

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Interim Guidance on Planning for the Use of Surgical Masks and Respirators in Health Care Settings during an Influenza Pandemic October 2006

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Keeping our children safe and secure Pandemic flu and emergency preparedness, U.S.Dept of Ed, TV, webcast, live Oct. 17, 8PM - 9PM ET. More ways to watch (live and rebroadcast) here.

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NIH Joseph J. Kinyoun Lecture - Jeffrey K. Taubenberger

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Trust for America’s Health report, “Pandemic Flu: State of the Science” October, 2006

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U. of Michigan report on 1918 pandemic and communities that “escaped” significant losses by isolation and other measures

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Roundtable Workshop: Citizen Engagement in Emergency Planning for a Flu Pandemic
October 23, 2006 Washington, DC

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National Avian Influenza Surveillance Information

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Ethical and Legal Considerations in Mitigating Pandemic Disease
Public workshop, Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC, September 19–20, 2006

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Pandemic Flu: Guide for Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources
Department of Homeland Security

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NACCHO: Local Health Department Guide to Pandemic Flu Planning

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National Governors Association Pandemic Flu Primer

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NYC Panflu Preparedness Plan

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US HHS Pandemic Planning Update #2 Jun 29, 2006

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WHO report on Epidemiology of Avian Flu in Humans June 30, 2006

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Good article on local health department readiness from PERI conference below

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PERI Virtual Avian Flu Symposium June 19–23, 2006

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Pandemic Flu School Action Kit Contra Costa County, CA

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Pandemic Awareness and Preparedness by the Public Wall Street Journal Harris Poll

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Media Attitudes and Coverage of Pandemic Flu Trust for America’s Health Report

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Avian Flu Pandemic Response Plan Template Extensive, freely distributable business continuity plan template

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HR Magazine May ‘06 Cover story on Pandemic Flu Preparedness

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Ethical Hazards in Pandemic Flu Planning and Response May 11, 2006 Webcast available

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National Pandemic Implementation Plan
see also pandemicflu.gov

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IOM report on Reusability of Face Masks during an Influenza Pandemic PDF download is free, or purchase paperback.

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Nature magazine: models of mitigating a pandemic

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World Econ. Forum/Booz Allen Pandemic Flu simulation Press release and link to report

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Information about Avian Flu

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Science Magazine special issue (April 21) on influenza

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Inside Dateline (NBC) and Ann Curry commentary

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NBC Pandemic Flu Coverage April 21-23

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Two resources for colleges & universities
Blueprint for Pandemic Flu Preparedness Planning
and
Big 10 Pan Flu Planning conference

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More graphs

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Citizen Voices on Pandemic Flu Choices CDC’s Report on the Public Engagement Pilot Project on Pandemic Influenza, plus extra background material

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Charlie Rose - Analyzing the Avian Flu Threat

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2006 Dollar Panflu Allocation, HHS

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Two reports on Econ Impacts
Nesbitt Burns update
International Monetary Fund
see also IMF report page 37-39 of 60

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Influenza Online Textbook

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Taking stock, part I revere
Taking stock, part II revere

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Flu Wiki article from AP

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Flu Poll Harvard School of Public Health

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Avian influenza: significance of mutations in the H5N1 virus WHO, Feb 20
commentary by revere

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Global macroeconomic consequences of pandemic influenza from Lowy Institute

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World Economic Forum Davos, including the 2006 Global Risk report

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Avian Flu: What Can We Do? Jan 13, 2006, a full-day symposium, sponsored by the U. of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security. Powerpoints and webcast available.

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Webcast - Human Health & Animal Disease: An Epidemiologic Collision? Michigan SPH Tuesday 1/24/06 - must register to watch

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Bird Flu & You: A Quick Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Bird (Pandemic) Flu
posters from NDU

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World Economic Forum Davos, including the 2006 Global Risk report

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Avian Flu: What Can We Do? Jan 13, 2006, a full-day symposium, sponsored by the U. of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security. Powerpoints and webcast available.

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Webcast - Human Health & Animal Disease: An Epidemiologic Collision? Michigan SPH Tuesday 1/24/06 - must register to watch

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Bird Flu & You: A Quick Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Bird (Pandemic) Flu
posters from NDU

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Pandemic Influenza Planning: A Guide for Individuals and Families
and the accompanying news release from Secretary Leavitt.

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Notable recent interviews
Pandemic flu — communicating the risks
WHO’s Margaret Chan

The Bug Bloggers
includes Flu Wiki editors Melanie and Revere

Prevention Is Key to Avian or Seasonal Flu
Avian Flu: A Pandemic Threat to Humans or Just for the Birds??
former assistant surgeon general Susan J Blumenthal

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EID special flu issue

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The Run on Tamiflu — Should Physicians Prescribe on Demand?

Oseltamivir Resistance — Disabling Our Influenza Defenses
from the NEJM

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Preparing for Pandemic Flu - Forum for Business
from the Government of British Columbia, CA

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Can We Stop the Next Killer Flu?
From the Washington Post Sunday Magazine, featuring Jeffrey Taubenberger

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NEW SECTION – Critiques of US Pandemic Plan
NEW SECTION – Congressional and Legislative Testimony
in Links and Other Resources

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Pandemic Planning: A Convening of the States
CIDRAP news coverage

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A Knight at the Oprah
click on Tuesday.

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Avian influenza (“ bird flu”) - Fact sheet WHO

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Virus hunters
Open Source Radio

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Yes, but will it jump?

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Flu Pandemic Contingency planning and business continuity workshop
Jan 12–13, 2006
Feinstein International Famine Center
Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Tufts University

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New Cases H5N1 updates
2/21/06
USA TODAY prep round-up
Reuters Hungary, Croatia
WHO summary

2/20/06
xinhuanet Bulgaria

2/18/06
BBC India

2/17/06
WHO Iraq

2/16/06
Guardian world summary
WSJ

2/15/06
WaPo

2/14/06
Forbes Iran
AP Germany
Bloomberg Austria

2/12/06
IHT

2/11 06
AP Nabarro interview

2/9/06
CNN Nigeria
WHO Director General Africa

2/8/06
AP Nigeria

2/7/06
WHO Iraq

2/6/06
Helen Branswell

2/6/06
WHO Indonesia
New Scientist

2/5/06
ChannelnewsAsia.com Indonesia

2/4/06
BBC Indonesia

2/2/06
WHO Iraq
Reuters

2/1/06
Helen Branswell

1/31/06
VOA Iraq
WHO Iraq
1/21/06
Reuters Indonesia

1/20/06
WHO China

1/19/06
AP
M&C Indonesia

1/18/06
WHO
MSNBC

1/17/06
AFP 21st case
Seven, AU
USA Today

1/16/06
WHO

1/14/06
AP

1/13/06
Helen Branswell

1/12/06
WHO
WaPo
The Scotsman

1/14/06
AP

1/13/06
Helen Branswell

1/12/06
WHO
WaPo
The Scotsman

1/11/06
Bloomberg
International Herald Tribune
AP

1/10/06
WHO
NY Times

1/9/06
WHO
Bloomberg
15 cases reported, not all confirmed

1/8/06
Helen Branswell

1/7/06
WaPo
Helen Branswell

1/6/06
Helen Branswell

1/5/06
from WHO
from BBC
from Reuters

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Pandemic Influenza Planning: A Guide for Individuals and Families
and the accompanying news release from Secretary Leavitt.

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Notable recent interviews
Pandemic flu — communicating the risks
WHO’s Margaret Chan

The Bug Bloggers
includes Flu Wiki editors Melanie and Revere

Prevention Is Key to Avian or Seasonal Flu
former assistant surgeon general Susan J Blumenthal

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EID special flu issue

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The Run on Tamiflu — Should Physicians Prescribe on Demand?

Oseltamivir Resistance — Disabling Our Influenza Defenses
from the NEJM

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Preparing for Pandemic Flu - Forum for Business
from the Government of British Columbia, CA

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Can We Stop the Next Killer Flu?
From the Washington Post Sunday Magazine, featuring Jeffrey Taubenberger

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NEW SECTION – Critiques of US Pandemic Plan
NEW SECTION – Congressional and Legislative Testimony
in Links and Other Resources

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Pandemic Planning: A Convening of the States
[[http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/panflu/news/dec0505pandemic.html|CIDRAP news coverage]

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A Potential Influenza Pandemic: Possible Macroeconomic Effects and Policy Issues in .pdf format from the CBO

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World Health Organization (WHO) Writing Group

Policy Review: Nonpharmaceutical Interventions for Pandemic Influenza, International Measures (article 1)

Policy Review: Nonpharmaceutical Interventions for Pandemic Influenza, International Measures (article 2)

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Public debate needed on pandemic ethics
From Helen Branswell. Canada has had SARS experience to learn from on this topic.
See Ethics page for more, including the report in the news story.

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The Origins of Pandemic Influenza — Lessons from the 1918 Virus
Robert B. Belshe, M.D. from the New England Journal of Medicine Nov 24, 2005

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Council on Foreign Relations Conference: Global Threat Of Pandemic Influenza - transcript

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Congress Delays Flu Funding
Open letter from Trust For America’s Health

Working Group on Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Letter
How Congress must fix the Bush Plan; TFAH (.pdf)

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Meet The Press pandemic flu transcript (scroll down to second half-hour)

New York Times editorial dissects Bush flu plan.

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Avian Flu: What Should Be Done
Tyler Cowen (.pdf)

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CDC Pandemic Flu Plan

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Wartime tactic doubles power of scarce bird-flu drug
from Nature. Note input from Dr. Gratton Woodson

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Preparing For A Pandemic
- Scientific American

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Bird flu: the role of science journalists

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Ready ..or not?
a new series on the FluWiki
#1 – Hong Kong

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Sequencing the Killer Flu – a summary of articles recently published in Science and Nature

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