WHO warns of bird flu pandemic


Experts at the WHO state that they are not certain whether a pandemic will break out in the coming weeks, months, or even years, but that if a pandemic does occur, there will be hundreds of thousands or even millions of deaths worldwide.

However the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is taking a far calmer approach, stating that the bird flu risk to humans is close to zero. "The risk for citizens to have this virus is minimal. This virus is not yet adapted to humans, it