Nigeria National Influenza Pandemic Preparedness and Response Plan
Nigeria National Influenza Pandemic Preparedness and Response Plan
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Influenza A viruses periodically cause worldwide pandemics with medium to high rates of illness and death and considerable societal disruption. A future influenza pandemic has the potential to infect a very significant percentage of the population and result in a large number of deaths. Unlike other public health emergencies, an influenza pandemic is a disaster and will simultaneously impact all global regions simultaneously. Given the
broad geographic scope of a pandemic, the availability of external international support is expected to be very limited. Therefore, each nation must be prepared to respond within this context of limited external assistance, making maximum use of nationally available resources to mitigate the potentially significant impacts of a severe pandemic

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