How does one come to define the end of an epidemic? Whether HIV or Ebola, smallpox or Zika, what are the accepted public health guidelines for defining the end of an epidemic/pandemic? I can't find the answer anywhere and hopefully you fine folks in public health can help.
What are the dimensions of the plastic petri dishes used to store disease cubes that ship with the Pandemic expansion, On The Brink?
What movie should I show my class about the spread of infection? [more inside]
I'm sure Kaiser Permanente and other major HMOs have plans related to a potential pandemic, and how they would try to protect their customers' health and/or minimize financial losses. Have the plans themselves been published or leaked? Has anything summarizing those plans been published anywhere?
Swine flu has given rise to a whole lot more speculation about a coming pandemic than SARS did. Why?
Where can I find a state-by-state breakdown of deaths in the 1918 flu pandemic in the US? [more inside]
Why should homemade oral rehydration solution not be boiled? [more inside]
Corporate Pandemic Flu Planning: I'm looking for model corporate planning guides that our company can learn and borrow from. The best I've found so far is this 3M Corporate Planning Guide -- and want more of the same. I'm not looking for general information (like CDC Checklists or HHS Plans). I want something produced by a corporation to meet business continuation planning needs. So either something like this 3M plan, or some type of template like it. My email address is in my profile, if that's helpful.
What will happen to cities if a pandemic occurs? [more inside]
Assuming the Avian Flu pandemic become reality within the next year or two, what preparations should a rational first-world citizen undertake? [more inside]