RESOURCES ON PANDEMICS

World Health Organization, information on disease outbreaks pandemics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, resources on past pandemics

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, pandemic vaccine research and institute history and research funding

How Pandemics Shape Society,” Johns Hopkins University, 2020

Preparing for a Pandemic,” Harvard Business Review, 2006

 

RESOURCES ON 1918 INFLUENZA PANDEMIC

Reconstruction of the 1918 Influenza Virus: Unexpected Rewards from the Past,” Jeffery K. Taubenberger, et al., American Society for Microbiology, 2012

1918 Influenza: The Mother of All Pandemics,” Jeffery K. Taunbenberger and David M. Morens, Emerging Infectious Disease, 2006

The Single Most Important Lesson From the 1918 Influenza,” John M. Barry, The New York Times, 2020

Coronavirus Is Very Different From the Spanish Flu of 1918. Here’s How. ” Gina Kolata, The New York Times, 2020

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1918 Pandemic (H1N1) resources

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, “Video: What Was the 1918 Influenza Pandemic?” 2018

How America’s Newspapers Covered Up a Pandemic,” Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, March 2020

Rampant Lies, Fake Cures and Not Enough Beds: What the Spanish Flu Debacle Can Teach Us About Coronavirus,” Joshua Zeitz, Politico Magazine, March 2020

 

RESOURCES ON VACCINE DEVELOPMENT

Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the regulator for vaccines in the U.S., vaccine information, Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, information on vaccine shortages

Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, malaria statistics and information

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, timeline of vaccine development

Immunization Action Coalition, vaccine policy and licensing

World Health Organization, vaccines information

Understanding modern-day vaccines: what you need to know,” Annals of Medicine, 2017, by Volker Vetter, Gülhan Denizer, Leonard R. Friedland, Jyothsna Krishnan and Marla Shapiro