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"A GlaxoSmithKline spokesperson described the allegations of undue
influence as "misguided and unfounded" and added: "WHO declared that H1N1
swine flu met the criteria for a pandemic. Responding to it has required
unprecedented collaboration. As WHO have stated, legal regulations and
numerous safeguards are in place to manage possible conflicts of
Perhaps the question should be asked:
"Who pressured WHO to completely change the
definition of 'pandemic' to the point where a common cold will now become
a pandemic forever?"