Wednesday, June 10, 2009

WHO announces emergency committee meeting tomorrow

WHO is convening and emergency committee meeting tomorrow and many believe they'll move to phase 6 after this meeting.

"GENEVA, June 10 (Reuters) - The World Health Organisation has called an emergency meeting of experts on Thursday to discuss the spreading H1N1 flu outbreak, a spokesman said.
"The emergency committee has been called for tomorrow noon," WHO spokesman Gregory Hartl told Reuters. "They will be consulting on the state of the outbreak."
The United Nations agency said on Tuesday that it was on the verge of declaring the first influenza pandemic in more than 40 years, but wanted to ensure that countries are well prepared to prevent a panic over the disease, widely known as swine flu."

We'll be watching the news closely!

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