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WHO very close to raising flu alert
June 10, 2009 in Nation/World on Page A4 The World Health Organization is inching closer to raising the infectious disease alert level for the H1N1 influenza outbreak to its highest level, indicating that a pandemic has arrived, but …
WHO warns of possible pandemic; toddler dies in Texas
April 30, 2009 in Nation/World on Page A1 WASHINGTON – The World Health Organization took the unprecedented step Wednesday of issuing a warning that the world could be on the verge of a pandemic, as new cases of …
Swine flu alert nears pandemic level
April 29, 2009 in Nation/World The Geneva-based World Trade Organization on Wednesday raised its alert level for the fast-spreading swine flu to its next-to-highest notch, signaling a global pandemic could be imminent.