As the world prepares for a potential coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government has been busy making preparations for the possibility of a flu pandemic. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Seqirus’ Audenz, a vaccine for a potential pandemic associated with the H5N1 flu virus.

U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at spurring the development of better vaccines to protect against seasonal influenza as well as a potential pandemic flu outbreak.