Published by the Wellcome Trust, the 'Big Picture' explores issues around biology and medicine. Written at the time of the H1N1 swine flu outbreak, it looks at the nature of influenza, drugs and vaccines that can fight it.
Looking at the H1N1 influenza pandemic, the resource explores how it compares to previous strains and what international and national bodies tackled it at the time of the outbreak. Half the length of a regular 'Big Picture', it is still packed full of interesting information and topical features. It includes:
• The origins of swine flu
• The history of flu pandemics
• Flu vaccines and drugs
• Swine flu and Spanish flu compared
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