Reviewing the History of Pandemic Influenza: Understanding Patterns of Emergence and Transmission

@article{SaundersHastings2016ReviewingTH,
  title={Reviewing the History of Pandemic Influenza: Understanding Patterns of Emergence and Transmission},
  author={Patrick Saunders-Hastings and Daniel Krewski},
  journal={Pathogens},
  year={2016},
  volume={5}
}
For centuries, novel strains of influenza have emerged to produce human pandemics, causing widespread illness, death, and disruption. There have been four influenza pandemics in the past hundred years. During this time, globalization processes, alongside advances in medicine and epidemiology, have altered the way these pandemics are experienced. Drawing on international case studies, this paper provides a review of the impact of past influenza pandemics, while examining the evolution of our… 

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