The WHO is reportedly gearing up for a declaration of pandemic phase 6. Sounds pretty awesome, right? CNN is reporting that the WHO has scheduled an emergency meeting for today. If the WHO declares a pandemic Thursday, it will be the first flu pandemic in 41 years.
“What this would mean is that spread of the virus has continued and that activity has become established in at least two regions of the world…It does not mean that the severity of the situation has increased and that people are getting seriously sick at higher numbers or higher rates than they are right now. This is a very important point for countries to understand.”