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WHO: Influenza Pandemic Remains Global Threat

The world is more prepared to tackle an influenza pandemic now than 10 years ago. The World Health Organization warns a global influenza pandemic remains a real threat despite progress made over the past 10 years in increasing the worldwide supply of flu vaccines. Back in 2006, the World Health Organization acknowledged that countries around the world were ill-prepared to tackle an influenza pandemic. At the time, there were concerns about an H5N1 bird flu pandemic.  In response,...

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