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    not your father's colonialism..., 2005-02-10 11:12:30 | Main | osirak..., 2005-02-11 10:36:24

    huh:

    The precedent always invoked to illustrate how this might happen is the 1918-19 influenza pandemic: the single greatest mortality event in human history. In only 24 weeks, a deadly avian flu strain killed from 2 to 5 per cent of humanity (50 to 100 million people - including 675,000 Americans) from the Aleutians to Patagonia.

    But some researchers worry that H5N1 is actually an even more deadly threat than H1N1 (the 1918 virus).

    News is the history you haven't heard yet, I guess. via.


:: posted by buermann @ 2005-02-10 13:04:44 CST | link





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