Four in 10 Britons could fall ill with swine flu28th April 2009
Professor Neil Ferguson of Imperial College London has warned that 40% of people in Britain could be infected with swine flu in the next six months if it becomes a pandemic.
Professor Ferguson, a member of the World Health Organisation taskforce, told the BBC Radio 4 Today programme: "We don't really know what size epidemic we will get over the next couple of months. It is almost certain that, even if it does fade away in the next few weeks - which it might - we will get a seasonal epidemic in the autumn."
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Title: Four in 10 Britons could fall ill with swine flu
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 11182
Date Added: 28th Apr 2009