WHO Raises Phase of Pandemic Alert to Level 5

April 29, 2009, 7:00 pm

The World Health Organization raised the alert for swine flu to level five. This is one level short of a full pandemic and suggests a pandemic is imminent. Dr. Margaret Chan, WHO's director-general, said, "It really is all of humanity that is under threat during a pandemic." There are at least 91 cases...

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WHO Swine Flu Update for April 28th

April 28, 2009, 1:00 pm

The World Health Organization (WHO) issued a new swine flu update today. New countries confirming cases of A/H1N1 include Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Israel and Spain. There are suspected cases in several other countries. The situation continues to evolve rapidly. As of 19:15 GMT, 28 April...

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Swine Flu Emerges Suddenly as Next Possible Pandemic

April 27, 2009, 4:00 am

A serious outbreak of swine flu in Mexico that has killed 103 people could become the next pandemic according to experts at WHO and the CDC. A pandemic is not a certainty yet, just a possibility. There have been at least 20 cases in the U.S. with no deaths and just one person was hospitalized. Cases...

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