Remember the Swine Flu Pandemic of 2009?
The one that didn’t quite happen?
Well, the World Health Organization has been thinking about declaring it’s over. The new virus, H1N1, has been much milder than regular flu — so far showing only about one-third the mortality rate of the routine seasonal bug. But the WHO isn’t quite ready yet to officially declare that the pandemic has passed.
So don’t let’s go and burn the rest of the vaccines just yet.