Sabtu, 30 Maret 2013

Flu tips for birds

To combat a possible avian flu epidemic of birds, the following should be considered and done:

1. The single most important thing that can be done for an epidemic, such as bird flu, is to have well prepared local health systems. People must be prepared in ways that are sustainable and will remain useful even though the epidemic does not occur.

2. preparation of social rules and emergency procedures that could limit or delay the spread of the epidemic of bird flu. Wash your hands regularly and other benefit custom cleaning can save more lives than all other drugs combined.

3. the proper recognition and prizes should be given to those who have come with effective vaccines for the disease of bird flu. On the same note, vaccine producers should be given the freedom to make use of material needed for vaccines. You may notice that some parts of the Government are discouraging such activities rather than encourage them.

4. Relevant medicines and vaccines for the disease of bird flu should be bought and sold at fair prices. This is in relation to the intellectual property rights of the people. To confiscate these things is to reduce incentives for innovation and protection that can help many people in the future.

5. Make preparations to ensure the continuity of power and power supplies. The most relevant supplies should include control of the system and the use of mass transit to provide nutrition and get workers to their destination.

6. the Federal Government, while powerful, is deemed powerless in the worst outbreak of bird flu. It is therefore appropriate to local plans have to be used when the situation warrants.

7. Encourage the formation of prediction markets about the epidemic of bird flu. This will give people a better idea and perspective of the probability of a possible widespread including human-to-human transmission.

8. There should be enough foreign aid for the receipt of information on the progress of avian influenza. This will be particularly useful in some Asian countries, where the avian flu epidemic is rampant bird.

9. the World Health Organization should be reformed to be able to meet these outbreaks. Greater autonomy to its lenders.

If there are a few things to do before or at the time of outbreak of bird flu, there are also things that should not be done:

1. stockpiling of Tamiflu and vaccines have their useful roles. But should be the centerpiece of a plan. Besides medical limitations these investments, institutional factors, such as transport, will limit the ability to allocate these supplies quickly to those who need them.

2. don’t rely solely on mass isolations and quarantines. Both can be counterproductive. Rather than limit the spread of bird flu, have a tendency to spread the disease.

3. during any kind of epidemic, people should not expect the army armed forces or be part of a useful response plan. An outbreak of bird flu is no exception. As powerful as they may seem, they are also responsible for having the disease themselves.

4. don’t expect to block or isolate the pandemic in his country of origin. One should never assume that it has not spread abroad already. Once a pandemic has begun abroad, public places such as schools and markets should be switched off immediately to be sure side.

5. people should not obsess avian flu at the expense of other medical problems. The outbreak or other public health crisis could come from any number of sources. Focusing on local and decentralised response preparation, this is a pretty robust plan that will prove useful before and during the deployment of this type.

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