Flu-like pandemic can 'spread in just 36 hours and kill 80million', experts warn

A flu-like illness could spread around the world in just 36 hours and kill 80million people, global health experts have warned.

The grim emergency is highlighted in a new report which says the world is facing a mounting threat of disease pandemics that could wipe out millions and wreak havoc on economies.

The report cited the 1918 "Spanish flu" pandemic, which killed an estimated 50million people.

If a similar outbreak happened now the death toll would be even...
source: Daily Record

2019-09-18 10:20
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