One-stop access to U.S. Government H1N1, avian and pandemic flu information.

A Spanish-Language Town Hall Meeting on the H1N1 Virus will be Webcast on May 8 at 12:15pm.

H1N1 Flu Information

The CDC continues to investigate human cases of H1N1 flu in the United States and is working closely with Canada, Mexico and with the World Health Organization (WHO). As a part of its response to the outbreak, CDC is issuing new H1N1 flu guidance.

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Watch the PlanFirst Webcast on H1N1 Flu (originally broadcast April 30, 2009)

HHS Secretary Sebelius and DHS Secretary Napolitano hosted a Webcast to answer questions from the American people regarding the H1N1 flu. They were joined by Acting Director of CDC, Dr. Besser.


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These heartfelt stories, told by survivors, family members, and friends from past pandemics, serve as a sobering reminder of the devastating impact that influenza can have.

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The Influenza Pandemic occurred in three waves in the United States throughout 1918-1919. Learn about the pandemic, the Nation’s health, the medical care system, and how they were affected.




Last revised: May 08, 2009