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Flu: Pandemics

Medically Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian, MD on November 11, 2019

Advanced Reading: Avian Flu in Humans

There has been evidence of bird flu infection in humans since 1997. The following article is available on the CDC website. 

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Advanced Reading: How Influenza Pandemics Occur

In this article, you’ll read more about virus genetics and how pandemics occur. The following link takes you to the CDC website.

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Advanced Reading: Flu and Flu Vaccine

Learn how viruses mutate and what that means for flu shots. Learn more from this article on the CDC website.

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