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A pandemic is a global disease outbreak. During a pandemic, transmission can be anticipated in the workplace, not only from patient to workers in health care settings, but also among co-workers in general work settings. A pandemic would cause high levels of illness, death, social disruption, and economic loss. Everyday life would be disrupted because so many people in so many places become seriously ill at the same time. Impacts could range from school and business closings to the interruption of basic services such as public transportation and food delivery.
Monash-Cardiff researchers gain new understanding of how HIV evades immune system

Monash-Cardiff researchers gain new understanding of how HIV evades immune system

New computer model recommends intervention strategies to mitigate pandemics

New computer model recommends intervention strategies to mitigate pandemics

Educated African immigrant mothers rarely passed cultural views regarding sex to children, research finds

Educated African immigrant mothers rarely passed cultural views regarding sex to children, research finds

New genital herpes vaccine candidate shows promising results in preclinical tests

New genital herpes vaccine candidate shows promising results in preclinical tests

New research exposes cellular responses linked to bird flu vaccine

New research exposes cellular responses linked to bird flu vaccine

Retroviruses almost several hundred million years older than previously thought

Retroviruses almost several hundred million years older than previously thought

Elevated levels of brain protein linked to longer recovery period after concussion

Elevated levels of brain protein linked to longer recovery period after concussion

Researcher develops innovative way to turn common surgical masks into virus killers

Researcher develops innovative way to turn common surgical masks into virus killers

Chemo-brain persists after treatment in breast cancer patients, study shows

Chemo-brain persists after treatment in breast cancer patients, study shows

New imaging technique could revolutionize assessment of eye health and disease

New imaging technique could revolutionize assessment of eye health and disease

TSRI scientists shed light on how antiviral drug stops influenza infections

TSRI scientists shed light on how antiviral drug stops influenza infections

LSU expert highlights importance of protection against Zika during winter

LSU expert highlights importance of protection against Zika during winter

Vaxine’s unique adjuvants boost effectiveness of vaccines for battling against infectious diseases

Vaxine’s unique adjuvants boost effectiveness of vaccines for battling against infectious diseases

New computer model provides neighborhood-level forecasts of influenza outbreaks

New computer model provides neighborhood-level forecasts of influenza outbreaks

ECDC: 1 in 7 HIV-infected people in the EU/EEA unaware of disease status

ECDC: 1 in 7 HIV-infected people in the EU/EEA unaware of disease status

NIH-supported first HIV vaccine efficacy study begins in South Africa

NIH-supported first HIV vaccine efficacy study begins in South Africa

New study highlights detrimental effects of e-cigarettes on oral health

New study highlights detrimental effects of e-cigarettes on oral health

Research findings suggest efficacy of conventional flu vaccines can be improved

Research findings suggest efficacy of conventional flu vaccines can be improved

Atomo Diagnostics awarded US$2.6 million grant to develop simple HIV rapid diagnostic test

Atomo Diagnostics awarded US$2.6 million grant to develop simple HIV rapid diagnostic test

TSRI scientists discover reason for lack of successful HCV vaccine design

TSRI scientists discover reason for lack of successful HCV vaccine design