Flu website crashes on first day24th July 2009
The government's National Pandemic Flu Service site crashed on launch day after receiving 2,600 hits per second.
Visitors to the site were told the site was too busy and could not deal with requests, and asked them to try again later. Chief medical officer Sir Liam Donaldson told the BBC: “We have quadrupled capacity but we’re not expecting people to remain curious for very long.”
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Title: Flu website crashes on first day
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 12282
Date Added: 24th Jul 2009