What would a flu pandemic look like? ‘War,’ DOD report says

September 19, 2013



ShareThisWhat would a flu pandemic look like? ‘War,’ DOD report says 18 Sep 2013 What would a flu pandemic in the U.S. look like? More like a war than a natural disaster, a government report indicates.The recently declassified Department of Defense report, dated August 2009, estimates that a full-blown flu pandemic could sicken about 30% of the U.S. population, leading to 3 million hospitalizations and 2 million deaths. The report, which was compiled for U.S. military personnel, also states a flu pandemic could have "significant" impact on military operations.

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