Lessons from Swine Flu Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D. Ph.D. Seasonal & Pandemic Influenza 2006 1 February 2006 US Life Expectancy US Life Expectancy 1918 Flu Epidemic The Great Pandemic of 1918-19 >20 million deaths worldwide >500,000 deaths in the United States
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Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D. Ph.D.
Seasonal & Pandemic Influenza 2006
1 February 2006
1918 Flu Epidemic
H3 – 68 years
H2 - 68 years
Theory of Antigenic Recycling
“It would be better to have an immunization program without an epidemic than an epidemic without an immunization program.” (CDC, 1976)