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Ready or not…

作者:蔺弛  时间:2019-03-07 03:03:01  人气:

By Nell Boyce in Washington DC DESPITE the media hype, Britain was not hit by a flu epidemic this month. In England and Wales, just 203 people out of every 100 000 turned up at their doctor’s surgery with flu in the first full week in January, when the outbreak peaked. This is far short of the 400 per 100 000 that marks an epidemic. This nasty, nationwide bout of flu simply showed how stretched and inflexible Britain’s National Health Service is when faced with a sudden drain on its emergency beds. When a really serious flu pandemic strikes,