Story: Epidemics

Flu alert

Flu alert

During the influenza A H1N1 (swine flu) pandemic of 2009, warning signs were placed in many public places urging people to stay away if they had influenza or flu-like symptoms. This sign was at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland.

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Geoff Rice, 'Epidemics - Research and monitoring', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2023)

Story by Geoff Rice, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 15 May 2018