28 February, 2012
The History and Future of Pandemics
The History and Future of Pandemics | Health Training Guide: "Without a doubt, a pandemic is a serious – and usually deadly – disease outbreak at a global level. In fact, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) states that 'another influenza pandemic is highly likely, if not inevitable'. The word pandemic, itself, comes from the Latin word Pan which means across or all, and the Greek word Demos which refers to a population or people. Thus, pandemic refers to a disease that spreads across to many people in a region, continent or even the world..."