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Science (American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS))
C. Fraser et al. 2009
In contrast, the common ancestor of H1N1 (2009) is estimated to have appeared between 3 November 2008 to 2 March 2009 and caused the first pandemic of the 21 st century later in 2009 3 .
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3 Fraser C et al. Pandemic Potential of a Strain of Influenza A(H1N1): Early Findings. Science Vol. 324 no. 5934 pp. 1557- 1561 DOI: 10.1126/science.1176062
3.28 During a pandemic NSC(THRC) will coordinate Central Government activities, make key strategic decisions such as the countermeasures required and determine UK priorities. It is also likely that Cabinet Office Briefing Room (COBR) will activate a Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) to coordinate strategic scientific and technical advice to support UK cross-government decision making. The Department of Health, as lead Government department, would work closely with the DAs using meetings of the four nations’ health departments at official and ministerial level, which worked particularly well during the H1N1 (2009) influenza pandemic, to agree health specific issues ahead of NSC(THRC) discussions. Further details on how the UK Government responds to emergencies can be found at http://interim.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/media/132685/conops.pdf .
PLoS Medicine (Public Library of Science (PLoS))
Ben S Cooper et al. 2006
Modelling suggests that imposing a 90% restriction on all air travel to the UK at the point a pandemic emerges would only delay the peak of a pandemic wave by one to two weeks 10,11 .
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10 Cooper BS, Pitman RJ, Edmunds WJ, Gay NJ (2006) Delaying the International Spread of Pandemic Influenza. PLoS Med 3(6): e212. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0030212
PLoS ONE (Public Library of Science (PLoS))
Patricia C. Priest et al. 2011
Nature 442, 448-452 (27 July 2006) 12 Cowling BJ, Lau LLH, Wu P, Wong HWC, Fang VJ, Riley s, Nishiura H. “Entry screening to delay local transmission of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1)” BMC Infectious Diseases 2010, 10:82 13 Priest PC, Duncan AR, Jennings LC, Baker MG, 2011 Thermal Image Scanning for Influenza Border Screening: Results of an Airport Screening Study. PLoS ONE 2011, 6(1)
PLoS ONE (Public Library of Science (PLoS))
Michiel van Boven et al. 2010
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