Swine Flu: Activating Your Pandemic Panic Pause Button

The New York Times reported this week that the World Health Organization raised the Swine Flu alert level to phase 5, one level below all-out global pandemic. “All countries should immediately activate their pandemic preparedness plans,” warns Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the W.H.O.

Phase 5 hasn’t been declared since the Avian Influenza in 2005.

This should make you feel better, unless you or someone you know came down with the Avian Flu.
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