Top 10 op risks: Epidemic disease

Top 10 op risks: Epidemic disease

swine-flu
Airborne threat: workers in Japan wear masks to help protect against swine flu infection in 2009

The last decade has seen two high-profile widespread outbreaks of respiratory disease: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in 2003 and H1N1 influenza in 2009–10. The risk of a severe influen