Pandemic flu is a human flu that causes a global outbreak of illness. Because most people have no immunity to a pandemic virus, infection rates during a pandemic are expected to be higher than those during outbreaks of seasonal flu.
Ways to prevent catching and spreading the flu include:
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Sources: Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Flu.gov; World Health Organization