Saunders-Hastings, P., and Krewski, D. (2016). Reviewing the History of Pandemic Influenza: Understanding Patterns of Emergence and Transmission. Pathogens. 5(4).
The authors review influenza pandemics throughout history to describe the changing knowledge of the virus and efforts to manage outbreaks. Given the unpredictable nature of when the next pandemic will occur, they encourage continued surveillance, coordination, and resource planning to mitigate risks.