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originally posted by: musicismagic
Look, who ever posted that, here in Asia we would have known hours earlier . Provide some proof .
No one is stating "pandemic" although this govt. has use the word 2 time in the last 4 days about an uncontroll of the virus. No one in govt. says the word "pandemic".
show proof of your above thread, please.
2009 flu pandemic
The 2009 flu pandemic or swine flu was an influenza pandemic that lasted from early 2009 to late 2010, and the second of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus (the first of them being the 1918–1920 Spanish flu pandemic), albeit in a new version. First described in April 2009, the virus appeared to be a new strain of H1N1 which resulted when a previous triple reassortment of bird, swine and human flu viruses further combined with a Eurasian pig flu virus, leading to the term "swine flu". It is estimated that 11–21% of the then global population (of about 6.8 billion), or around 700–1400 million people contracted the illness — more in absolute terms than the Spanish flu pandemic. However, with about 150,000–575,000 fatalities, it had a much lower case fatality rate of 0.01-0.08%.