The federal government is urging employers to offer flexible sick leave policies as the nation braces for a second wave of the H1N1 influenza pandemic. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano offered guidance to businesses on how to prevent the spread of H1N1, also known as swine flu, and to prepare for a major outbreak.
- Swine Flu Pandemic Over, WHO Declares (webmd.com)
- Goal Is More Flu Shots, Sooner (online.wsj.com)
- Flu Kills One-Third Fewer in U.S. Yearly Than Previous Estimate (businessweek.com)