Influenza Pandemic (Powerpoint) - 30 Mins - EMT-b

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Influenza Pandemic (Powerpoint) - 30 Mins - EMT-b

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who said "The influenza virus will not respect political or geographic boundaries -- a threat against one nation is a threat against the entire world." _____________________
  • 2. 
    In the last 300 years, the world has experienced how many influenza pandemics? _________
  • 3. 
    How many pandemics were there in the last century?
  • 4. 
    The Influenza Pandemic of what year(s) caused 25-30 percent of the world’s population to fall ill and 500,000 deaths in the US? ____________
  • 5. 
    ___________________ do not respect the distinctions of: race, sex, age, profession or nationality, and are not constrained by geographic boundaries.
  • 6. 
    Which is not one of The Three Pillars of the National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza?
    • A. 

      Preparedness and Communication

    • B. 

      Surveillance and Detection

    • C. 

      Response and Containment

    • D. 

      Injection and Protection

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Who said "Scientists cannot predict the severity and impact of an influenza pandemic." ___________________
  • 8. 
    Who said "A newly emerging influenza virus can wreak catastrophic damage worldwide in a matter of months." _________________________
  • 9. 
    An infection carried by one person can be transmitted to tens or hundreds of others. For this reason, individual action is perhaps the most important element of pandemic preparedness and response. True or False
    • A. 


    • B. 


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