Health: Preparing for Pandemics

The world has been preparing for over half a century to deal with possible pandemics. The latest flu virus burst on the public conscience after a host of cases – and some deaths – in Mexico. International spread was rapid and levels of anxiety higher. Plans laid now will decide whether generations to come fare so well.

The World Today Published 1 June 2009 Updated 14 October 2020 4 minute READ

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