H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) Update: Nurse Catches It from Patient; WHO To Upgrade to Phase 6 Pandemic

fluIMAGENursing Times reports today that a nurse in Scotland has contracted the H1N1 virus from a patient. As the World Health Organization (WHO) meets this morning to almost certainly upgrade the virus to a phase 6 pandemic—perhaps reflecting not so much its severity thus far as its rapid spread around the globe—here’s a useful table succinctly describing the phases of a pandemic. And here’s  an interesting take on how traditional scientific publishing has (at least in this case) adapted itself to a more open, rapid-response model to keep up with the spread of the virus.

2016-11-21T13:27:08+00:00 June 11th, 2009|nursing research|0 Comments
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