World still unprepared for major influenza pandemic

Influenza vaccines

The next pandemic, or global outbreak, of influenza is being anticipated by the World Health Organization.

Through its Global Vaccine Action Plan, or GAP, the plan is to increase the supply of a pandemic vaccine and reduce the gap between potential demand and supply anticipated during such a pandemic.

But in spite of the plans, the world still may not be ready for a major influenza outbreak, as we hear from UN Radio's Nicki Chadwick.

Duration: 2’23″

Filed under Today's Features.
UN Radio Daily News Programme
UN Radio Daily News Programme
Updated at 1800 GMT, Monday to Friday
Loading the player ...

CONNECT

 

October 2017
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031