The 2009 Pandemic Flu - A Premature Retrospective

You and I didn't die during this outbreak of H1N1. But is that the end of the story?

We may have been lucky once again. The H1N1 / Swine flu epidemic which was first reported in Mexico in 2009 hasn’t proved as deadly as early reports suggested it might be.

It’s influenza. It’s a pandemic.

It will kill a lot of people over the next three years.

But it doesn’t look like it will be anywhere near as deadly as the flu pandemic of 1918.

It looks like it is another near miss, which means that we may have the chance to learn some lessons from the current outbreak…

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7 July 2009

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