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Doctors warn of potentially catastrophic flu pandemic in UK

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7524.1041-a (Published 03 November 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1041
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London

    The effect of a flu pandemic arising from the mutation of avian flu into a human form would be “somewhere between major and catastrophic,” Richard Jarvis, a BMA council member, told members of the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee last week.

    The committee is looking into how well prepared the United Kingdom is for a possible outbreak of …

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