Disease mitigation measures in the control of pandemic influenza.

  title={Disease mitigation measures in the control of pandemic influenza.},
  author={Thomas V. Inglesby and Jennifer B. Nuzzo and Tara O'Toole and Donald Ainslie Henderson},
  journal={Biosecurity and bioterrorism : biodefense strategy, practice, and science},
  volume={4 4},
The threat of an influenza pandemic has alarmed countries around the globe and given rise to an intense interest in disease mitigation measures. This article reviews what is known about the effectiveness and practical feasibility of a range of actions that might be taken in attempts to lessen the number of cases and deaths resulting from an influenza pandemic. The article also discusses potential adverse second- and third-order effects of mitigation actions that decision makers must take into… 

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