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Table of Contents.
1: Understanding Pandemics and Epidemics.
2: The Pandemic Threat: Why It Matters.
3: Outbreaks, Epidemics, and Pandemics.
4: Concepts of Occurrence, Progression, and Spectrum of Disease.
5: Chain of Infection.
6: Deadliest Outbreaks and Pandemics in History.
7: Factors in the Emergence of Infectious Diseases.
8: One Health Initiative.
9: Notable Pseudopandemics of the Last Century.
10: Bioterrorism and the Pandemic Potential.
11: Major Pandemics and Epidemics.
20: Nipah Virus Infection.
23: Yellow Fever.
25: Principles of Disease Management.
26: Preventing Avoidable Epidemics.
27: Antimicrobial Drug Resistance and Emerging Infectious Disease.
28: Hospital-Based Infections.
29: Laboratory-Guided Detection of Disease Outbreaks.
30: Disease Surveillance.
31: Role of Technology and Surveillance Systems in Public-Health Response.
32: Disease Control and Containment.
33: Developing Interventions.
34: Pharmacological Interventions: Medical Countermeasures.
35: Community Mitigation Interventions.
36: The Next Pandemic: Are We Ready?.
37: Getting Ahead of the Next Pandemic.
38: The 1918 Flu Pandemic: Why It Matters 100 Years Later.
39: Viruses of Special Concern.
40: Getting Your Household Ready for Pandemic Flu.
41: The National Pandemic Strategy.
42: Strategic Stockpiling for the Next Influenza Pandemic.
43: Global Health Security: Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Global Health Threats.
44: A Look Back at Progress since the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic.
45: Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Associated with Outbreaks, Epidemics, and Pandemics.
Directory of Organizations.