Officials Warn of Pandemic – Again

5 02 2009

Top researchers and government officials met this week to sound the alarm, once again, over the threat of a possible bird flu pandemic. Unlike years past, though, they say that their message is largely being ignored. The public, they say, has lost interest in the story, even though the threat remains.

“In the assessment of WHO, we believe that the threat of pandemic influenza remains as high as ever,” said Dr. Keiji Fukuda. Particularly alarming, he added, are signs that new cases are appearing in various areas in China. “And what that really tells us again is that the virus is really widespread in China.” (Full Story)

Advertisements

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: