March 23, 2005
Two million people could be killed by the Bird Flu if it gets loose in the UK. Or, taking the World Health Organization estimates, it could be eleven million. I imagine the Canadian government is doing even less to address the problem than their British counterparts. Time to stock up on kimchi fixings.
"If it does that and it keeps this ability to kill, where it kills between 60% and 80% of the people it infects, that's were these big numbers of deaths come from."
In an interview with the Independent on Sunday, he said the government hoped the problem would "go away" and likened its attitude to the BSE crisis.
Posted by Ghost of a flea at March 23, 2005 08:04 AM
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