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WHO: World Unprepared for Mass Flu Outbreak


THE world is unprepared for a massive virus outbreak, the deputy chief of the World Health Organization has warned, amid fears that H7N9 bird flu striking China could morph into a form that spreads easily among people.




Keiji Fukuda told delegates at a WHO meeting that despite efforts since an outbreak


Scientists in China Creating Killer Flu Strain

Experts warn of danger that the new viral strains could escape from the laboratory to cause a global pandemic killing millions of people

Scientists have criticized the “appalling irresponsibility” of researchers in China who have deliberately created new strains of influenza virus in a veterinary laboratory.

They warned there is a danger that the


H7N9: Spreading, But no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission

Beijing confirmed that a 7-year-old girl has H7N9 avian influenza and Henan province reported its first two cases, opening a new front in the spread of the virus in the world’s most populous nation.

Shanghai said today two people infected with the strain of bird flu died, taking the country’s death toll


Two More H7N9 Victims Identified

China has found two new cases of a new strain of bird flu, and one of the victims has died, in the eastern city of Hangzhou, state media said on Wednesday, bringing to nine the number of cases.

State television announced the news on its official microblog, without giving details.

Of the seven


U.S. Researchers Intentionally Engineer Deadly Flu Virus


Two American researchers whose efforts to deliberately re-engineer the H5N1 avian flu virus to be more virulent and deadly to humans are now asking that a government-advised moratorium on their controversial research be lifted. According to TIME, the duo alleges that precise details about how it developed the deadly flu strain must be made public,


Norovirus Making Rounds in U.S.


Just when it seemed like this year’s flu epidemic was finally under control, along comes the CDC with a new plague that’s sweeping the nation: the norovirus. The Centers for Disease Control says the stomach bug has caused 140 local outbreaks since September, and that the number of


Can Flu Research Cause a Deadly Pandemic


Why does H5N1 Avian flu cause uproar every time scientists decide to research it? Well, for a start it is highly pathogenic with a fatality rate of some 60% amongst known cases, it is estimated that many cases occurring in remote regions are unreported and that the case incidence and the mortality rate may well


Insect Based Vaccine Approved by FDA

Amid the most severe influenza season in more than a decade, federal health officials on Wednesday approved a next-generation, insect-based flu vaccine that sidesteps the thorniest parts of production — and will be used immediately in people willing to test it.

Food and Drug Administration officials gave the nod to Flublok, the first vaccine


Study: H1N1 Killed Far More Than Reported

(HealthDay News) — The pandemic H1N1 flu in 2009 may have killed more than 500,000 people around the world, 15 times more than reported, a new study suggests.

During the pandemic, 18,500 laboratory-confirmed deaths were reported to the World Health Organization from April 2009 through August 2010, but as many as 575,400 may have actually


Is the CIA Spraying a Mutated Swine Flu Virus World Wide

Reports circulating in the Kremlin today are stating that a US government contracted airplane piloted by American CIA agents and carrying a cargo of a “mutated”swine flu virus intended for aerial spraying was shot down at China’s Shanghai Pudong airport by a saboteur team of what are believed to be Israeli Mossad soldiers seeking to


U.S. Funded H5N1 Super Virus

The United States government funded the research of the scientists in the Netherlands who created a mutated form of the H5N1 flu that could, if released, literally destroy humanity.

The research and experiments have lead to an intense debate with supporters (mad scientists?) wanting to release the recipe and detractors worried that doing


H1N1 Swine Flu Returns

THE SWINE flu virus that swept the world last year causing a global health emergency has returned to claim the lives of 10 adults in the UK in the past six weeks. The 10 deaths were in younger adults under 65 and associated with H1N1 swine flu. Most had underlying conditions but “a


Mystery Flu Runs Wild in Ukraine

478,456 Influenza/ARI

24,003 Hospitalized

60 Ventilators

81 Deaths

The above numbers are from the latest update from Ukraine. The number of infected patients has almost doubled to just under ½ million, compared to the report two days ago (see map). Hospitalized patients also have spiked higher,


Massachusetts Pandemic Flu Bill Passed

The corporate media is ignoring S. 2028, the flu pandemic bill that was unanimously passed by the Massachusetts Senate. The draconian bill was covered extensively by the alternative news sites, but not a word from the New York Times or the Washington Post.

S. 2028 will be used as a template for legislation in other


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