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+ - WHO declares H1N1 pandemic

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juggledean
juggledean writes "The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global flu pandemic after holding an emergency meeting, according to reports.

It means the swine flu virus is spreading in at least two regions of the world with rising cases being seen in the UK, Australia, Japan and Chile. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8094655.stm

"...there were people who believed we might be in a kind of apocalyptic situation and what we're really seeing now with H1N1 is that in most cases the disease is self-limiting,"

It will be interesting to see how the security community reacts."
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WHO declares H1N1 pandemic

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