February 21, 2005
Vietnam to Convene Bird Flu ConferenceTopics: Health Issues
....The UN agencies believe the international community should throw resources and funding at a disease that could potentially threaten the world. The major pandemics of the past century -- the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic, the 1957 Asian flu and 1968 Hong Kong flu -- killed more than 50 million people combined. U.N. officials said an outbreak of a potential mutant bird flu could claim between 2 million and 100 million lives.
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