Pandemic Flu Glossary of Terms Definitions of pandemic influenza terms from the American Red Cross. Protect Yourself Against Flu and Pandemic Flu Brochure A two page color brochure with information on hand and respiratoryhygiene, and similar flu protection measures. (PDF) Spanish Version Chinese Version, Tagalog Version, Vietnamese VersionHealth Officer Practice Guide for Communicable Disease Control in California Provides guidance to local health officers responding to bioterrorism or communicable disease outbreaks. (PDF)Pandemic Influenza Preparedness in California DVD This 30-minute briefing on Pandemic Influenza Preparedness in California provides important and timely information on the threat of avian influenza and the risk of a human influenza pandemic. Dr. Howard Backer, Chief of the Immunization Branch and medical consultant on emergency preparedness at the California Department of Health Services, provides an overview of relevant information on the pandemic influenza threat and challenges we face to prepare for this potential disaster. Also included in the program is an eight minute presentation, Hospitals Full Up, that depicts the challenges and societal disruption faced during the 1918 pandemic. Watch the Video Here! Or order your copy. WHO Handbook for Journalists: Influenza Pandemic Provides an overview of what pandemic flu is and how it may spread. Also details how the World Health Organization plans to respond and provides additional WHO resources and web links.
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