Pandemic Flu Q&A

What is an influenza pandemic?

Whatâ??s the difference between pandemic influenza and seasonal influenza?

Have people in the U.S. died during influenza pandemics?

Can scientists predict when the next pandemic will occur or how bad it will be?

Is there a vaccine to protect against the virus that could cause a pandemic?

What age groups are most likely to be affected during an influenza pandemic?

Are there any medications that can prevent or treat influenza during a pandemic?

What are public health officials in the U.S. doing to prepare for a possible influenza pandemic?

Is New Jersey doing anything to prepare for a possible pandemic?

Will schools and businesses be closed during an influenza pandemic?

Is there anything I can do to protect myself and family from influenza?

What can I do to prepare for an influenza pandemic?