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RKI has Published Scientific Part of Revised National Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Plan

The National Pandemic Preparedness Plan (scientific part) for Germany. Source: RKI

The Robert Koch Institute has updated the scientific part of the National Pandemic Preparedness Plan for Germany, supported by the RKI Expert Advisory Board on Influenza. It has been published on the RKI website.


The scientific part (part II) summarises the current scientific knowledge on pandemic influenza epidemiology, surveillance, diagnostics, clinical picture, communication concepts and the effectiveness of prophylactic and therapeutic interventions. It serves as a technical basis for decisions on measures in the event of a pandemic. Concrete measures will be addressed in part I, which is currently revised by the German federal government and states.

Date: 04.04.2016

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