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  • severe
  • Dr. Ross Upshur says when severe acute respiratory syndrome -- SARS -- hit, Canadian officials didn't have guidelines covering the ethical considerations of a pandemic. (publicradio.org)
  • Internet congestion during a severe pandemic that hampers teleworkers is anticipated, but responsible government agencies have not developed plans to address such congestion and may lack clear authority to act," GAO concluded in the recently released report ( PDF ). (mcpmag.com)
  • A 2007 DHS study that was conducted in cooperation with various government, communication sector and financial sector entities used modeling of residential and other network configurations to confirm that the increased traffic generated in neighborhoods during a severe pandemic is likely to exceed the capacity of the providers' aggregation devices in metropolitan residential neighborhoods," the GAO report said. (mcpmag.com)
  • If the pandemic is severe, the economic impact is likely to be significant, though predictions are subject to a high degree of uncertainty. (newberry.edu)
  • Once the pandemic has run its course, economic activity should recover relatively quickly, although a severe pandemic will have a more disruptive effect. (newberry.edu)
  • infections
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) has produced a six-stage classification that describes the process by which a novel influenza virus moves from the first few infections in humans through to a pandemic. (wikipedia.org)
  • This starts with the virus mostly infecting animals, with a few cases where animals infect people, then moves through the stage where the virus begins to spread directly between people, and ends with a pandemic when infections from the new virus have spread worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • situations
  • We work well with Dr. Burkle and together we believe Viprovex and Radilex represent promising solutions to biodefense/Pandemic Flu situations and look forward to Dr. Burkle's counsel in helping us in our national and international educational efforts regarding our drug candidate and its development. (marketwired.com)
  • The Office of Health Services routinely monitors the CDC website, the SCDHEC website, and maintains electronic and telephone communication with the SCDHEC regarding potential pandemic situations and alerts. (newberry.edu)
  • response
  • Researchers from University of California, Arizona State University, Georgia State University, and Yale University used home television viewing in Central Mexico as an indicator of behavioral response during the pandemic. (biomedcentral.com)
  • All users which rely on the Internet, including the financial services sector, should not expect that Internet congestion problems will be easily solved, and should develop pandemic continuity of operations plans that do not rely on unimpeded Internet access," DHS liaison officer Jerald Levine wrote in a response to GAO. (mcpmag.com)
  • Critical industry plans for pandemic response and continuity of operations can fail at the ISP level. (mcpmag.com)
  • While no organization will be immune from the effects of a global pandemic, we are presented with the opportunity to plan ahead and develop our response in a caring, compassionate and prudent manner, and continue the delivery of essential services that will allow Newberry to continue its mission of education. (newberry.edu)
  • The focus of this Pandemic Response Plan is to prepare the Newberry College campus to respond to a pandemic, potential curtailment of activities, and return to normal operations as quickly as possible. (newberry.edu)
  • This Pandemic Emergency Operations Plan was developed to guide the response and recovery actions of the entire campus and to work in concert with the Newberry College Emergency Operations Plan and the Newberry College Emergency Response Business Plan. (newberry.edu)
  • Social distance is a term borrowed from pandemic response. (blogspot.com)
  • In response to the request from the Minister of Health of Ukraine, WHO is deploying a multi-disciplinary team of experts to assist national authorities in mitigating the impact of the pandemic. (who.int)
  • mitigation
  • As we address the issues of healthcare reform, the creation of the first national health security strategy and the realities of a potential pandemic influenza, we must also continue our efforts to seek solutions and mitigation efforts for all health threats of natural disasters, emerging effects of diseases, bioterrorism, and terrorism. (nap.edu)
  • officials
  • Early in the pandemic, school officials announced that visitors would not be allowed to enter the school nor students allowed to go home for weekends. (forumeerstewereldoorlog.nl)
  • St. Paul, Minn. - State officials say they will talk about ethics before a bird flu pandemic hits. (publicradio.org)
  • School divisions are directed to routinely review their Pandemic Influenza Plans and ensure that communication channels are in place among educators, local health department officials and community leaders. (virginia.gov)
  • school
  • School closure increases the economic impact, particularly for mild pandemics. (bmj.com)
  • Conclusion Balancing school closure against "business as usual" and obtaining sufficient stocks of effective vaccine are more important factors in determining the economic impact of an influenza pandemic than is the disease itself. (bmj.com)
  • potential
  • Dr. Burkle's expertise will be valuable in the planning and implementation of educational activities surrounding ImmuneRegen's Homspera and in guiding the development of Viprovex and Radilex for the potential use in international crises, including those related to biodefense/Pandemic Flu related causes. (marketwired.com)
  • The increased stress from a potential pandemic or actual pandemic will also increase the mental health service needs throughout the schools and community. (uinta1.com)
  • plan
  • President Bush's cabinet members are coming to Minnesota soon to discuss the state's plan for a bird flu pandemic. (publicradio.org)
  • The materials contain information on adult social distancing, home care, preventive behaviors, and organizational pandemic plan development. (umn.edu)
  • The Pandemic Influenza Management Plan is one of several Incident Annexes and therefore serves to augment the Base Plan and other components. (uinta1.com)
  • increases
  • These data provide a good indicator for the level of social interaction, because time spent watching television generally increases with time spent at home. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Effects
  • It provides evidence of the economy-wide impact of each approach, as well as the impact that vaccine development may have in reconciling the two objectives of minimising both the health and economic effects of a pandemic. (bmj.com)
  • Critical
  • While a pandemic will not directly damage physical infrastructure such as power lines or computer systems, it could threaten critical systems by potentially removing the essential personnel needed to operate them from the workplace for weeks or months," GAO said. (mcpmag.com)
  • schools
  • In a worse-case scenario, the pandemic could force schools to close, potentially prompting administration to extend the academic year and expend additional resources for staff sick leave and substitute teachers. (uinta1.com)