Published in Disease Risk Factor Week, July 3rd, 2005
Repeated warnings continue to be ignored by the international community, so a recent issue of Nature devoted its News Feature and Commentary pages to avian flu, the risks we face and how badly prepared we are to deal with it.
A human flu pandemic could cause 20% of the world's population to become ill. Within months, close to 30 million people would need to be hospitalized, a quarter of whom would die. This is one of the more optimistic estimates, said...
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