Friday, September 30, 2005

new flu pandemic could kill millions

A top U.N. public health expert warned Thursday that a new influenza pandemic could come anytime and claim millions of lives unless officials to take action now to control an epidemic in Asia.

Dr. David Nabarro of the World Health Organization called on governments to take immediate steps to address the threat at a news conference following his appointment as the new U.N. coordinator to lead a global drive to counter a human flu pandemic.



2 comments:

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melly said...

This is scary.

I actually saw today new articles about the avian flu and the predictions about that. I don't know what they're going to do.

I live in TO, so after experiencing SARS, I know how scary it can be.