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1 year later: Pandemic is over, but H1N1 flu remains active
USA Today

A year ago today, Lyn Finelli, chief of flu surveillance at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gathered her team and advised them to prepare for the worst. A flu epidemic was brewing, Finelli said, caused by a virus never before seen in humans. In Mexico, hospital workers were sick and dying. “That scared all of us,” she says now, because “we all know from SARS and Ebola what a red flag it is” when health workers who guard against infection fall ill themselves. “It means the virus is very contagious and very virulent.”

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