Are there any other treatments for pandemic flu?

Antiviral medications can be used to treat and/or prevent influenza A viruses. However, flu strains can become resistant to antiviral medications. For example, only one antiviral medication works against the H5N1 Avian Flu virus identified in human patients in Asia in 2004 and 2005. The supply of this antiviral medication is very limited worldwide, and no pharmaceutical company in the United States manufactures it.

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1. What is pandemic influenza?
2. How are pandemic, avian and seasonal flu different?
3. What´s the difference between seasonal and pandemic influenza?
4. When is the next flu pandemic expected?
5. What risks do Kansans face from an influenza pandemic?
6. Does a flu shot protect against pandemic flu?
7. Are there any other treatments for pandemic flu?
8. What should I be doing to protect my family and me?
9. How can Kansans prepare for pandemic influenza?