ERIC Number: EJ902804
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
Five Thorny Questions to Ask when Planning for an Avian Flu Pandemic
Ostroth, D. David; Frias, Mary Lou; Turrentine, Cathryn G.
College Student Affairs Journal, v26 n1 p90-98 Fall 2006
Public health experts project a strong possibility that an avian flu pandemic will occur in the next 4 years, and the federal government has already warned that states and localities must make their own plans for this event since such a broad scale public health crises would far outstrip federal capacity to respond. Colleges and universities are among those institutions that should be preparing now for an avian flu pandemic. This article suggests five thorny questions that higher education administrators must address as they prepare their avian flu plans.
Descriptors: Colleges, Public Health, Federal Government, Emergency Programs, Health Promotion, Government Role, State Government, Local Government, Educational Administration, Planning
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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