The H1N1 Flu Virus

Greater emphasis on providing care with a decreased emphasis on stopping the spread of the virus. Now that a pandemic has been declared,all governments will need to focus its resources on caring for those who fall ill.

Q4. Are all pandemics severe?

No. An influenza pandemic may be mild, moderate or severe. An influenza pandemic means the virus is spread easily between humans, and affects a wide geographic area. An influenza pandemic does not necessarily cause more severe illness than seasonal influenza.