Saturday, November 05, 2005

Avian Flu Update: 1918 Pandemic Survivor Remembers

A British survivor of the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic tells about the awful deaths of those close to her in this Guardian article by Mark Honigsbaum.

The story comes just as British family doctors (GPs) are being advised to prepare now to be the first line of defense if/when an outbreak occurs in the UK.

Meanwhile, major new outbreaks of bird flu were reported in Vietnam and China yesterday.

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