Pandemic flu is a worldwide outbreak of influenza. Many governments and agencies, including Lambton County, are busy developing emergency plans for how they will respond to the impact of the next pandemic flu when it happens.
What is pandemic flu?
Influenza pandemics occur when all four of the following occur:
A new influenza A virus is detected.
Human-to-human transmission happens easily.
The new virus causes serious clinical illness and death.
The population has little or no immunity to the virus.
This web page provides useful information about pandemic flu, and links to various resources.
What is being done to reduce the impact of the next pandemic?
The Pandemic Planning Tool Kit issued by the The Ontario Chamber of Commerce. The Pandemic Planning Tool Kit is available electronically or in hard copy from the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce or online at the link above.
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