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2 Jan 2014

UK 'unprepared for flu epidemic' (The Guardian, January 2 2014, extract)

[Source: The Guardian, full page: (LINK). Extract.]

UK 'unprepared for flu epidemic'

by Denis Campbell

Changes to NHS mean country will be unable to cope with major outbreak of disease, possibly leading to thousands of deaths. Britain is dangerously unprepared for a flu pandemic that could kill as many as 315,000 people, mainly because of changes the coalition has made to the NHS, a report claims.