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And while seasonal flu is relatively mild, the Tamiflu resistance could transfer onto the H5N1 bird flu circulating in Asia and Egypt, which has killed millions of birds and about 250 people since 2003. Although H5N1 has not turned into a pandemic strain, as many experts recently feared it would, it still could — and Tamiflu resistance in that case would be a disaster.
Originally posted by Walkswithfish
The way in which the numbers have gone up, down, then up again, but down in some places while up in others...
I would suggest that the 200,000 figure is just as credible as any other number that anyone anywhere regardless of qualifications wants to put out.
Personally I believe the current number of cases is likely between 0 and a few BILLION.