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.
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