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Flu pandemic expected to hit this winter

An influenza pandemic is being pre-empted by health officials who are warning health services and business alike to have contingency plans for masses of people suffering from the new strain of flu virus. There are concerns that the avian influenza virus that caused flu illness in China will travel into America and infect susceptible populations.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Seattle Times

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About: Flu pandemic expected to hit this winter

Date: 1 September 2005

Source: Seattle Times

Author: Warren King

URL: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/health/2002463415_flu01m.html

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  • Risk and influenza pandemic
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