Who's Response To Swine Flu Pandemic Flawed

WHO's response to swine flu pandemic flawed

LONDON (AP) -- An expert panel commissioned by the World Health Organization to investigate its handling of the swine flu pandemic has slammed mistakes made by the U.N. body and warned tens of millions could die if there is a severe flu outbreak in the future....

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