Mental Health Considerations During a Pandemic Influenza Outbreak

  title={Mental Health Considerations During a Pandemic Influenza Outbreak},
  author={Kathleen Ayers and Peter M. Yellowlees},
  journal={The Internet Journal of Internal Medicine},
The 1918 influenza pandemic was one of history’s most devastating outbreaks of an infectious disease. In the past several years, we have seen SARS, avian influenza, and now recently, H1N1 influenza causing much concern. As there has been no widespread influenza pandemic in recent times, we do not know how the affected population would respond. To address those concerns, we have developed a just-in-time (JIT) continuing medical education program with a grant from the California Department of… 

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