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Panasonic Corporation has ordered Japanese employees in some foreign countries to send their families home to Japan in preparation for a possible bird flu pandemic, a spokesman said.
Family members of Japanese employees in parts of Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Russia, former Soviet states and Latin America will fly back to Japan by the end of September, Panasonic spokesman Akira Kadota said.
The firm decided to take the rare measure “well ahead of possible confusion at the outbreak of a global pandemic.”
Originally posted by earlywatcher
reply to post by soficrow
I can't find any human to human transmission except within family members so there might be a genetic component as well ...