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Chicken Flu for the International Soul: Understanding and Applying International Infectious Disease Regulations

@inproceedings{Miano2006ChickenFF,
  title={Chicken Flu for the International Soul: Understanding and Applying International Infectious Disease Regulations},
  author={Timothy J Miano},
  year={2006}
}
In 1918, over 1 billion people (half the world’s population) contracted a virulent form of avian flu. Spain was the first country to report an outbreak of the disease, and that flu strain was subsequently known as the Spanish Flu. The virus killed more than 8 million Spaniards in one month. Influenza killed approximately 50 million people worldwide that year, including 500,000 in the United States. In 2003, a strain of avian flu known as H5N1 spurred new fears of an epidemic in South Korea…