WHO Chief Warns – Swine Flu “Unstoppable”!
Swine flu will be biggest pandemic ever, warns world health chiefAs swine flu sweeps the planet, Margaret Chan, head of the World Health Organisation, tells how she is leading the battle against it â€“ and the personal price she is paying.
Chan’s war has arrived with a vengeance. A 2007 WHO report, A Safer Future, estimated that a flu pandemic could affect more than 1.5 bn people, or 25% of the world’s population. Could swine flu be that big? “Quite likely. Quite likely. But it probably won’t happen in one run. It will probably come back [in two or three waves].”
How does she expect it to compare to other pandemics? “In terms of the number of countries affected and the number of people infected, this has got to be the biggest.”Â Â read more here