Indian activists dressed as medical staff and patients perform a street play on the ongoing H1N1 swine flu outbreak in Ahmedabad on March 15, 2013. The activists claim that the Gujarat state government has failed to contain the outbreak, with some 110 deaths in the past three months.
The swine flu pandemic was relatively mild in the extent to which flu-related deaths were above normal, seasonal levels ... Excess death rates were highest among 25- to 64-year-olds.
The pandemic definition is based on the novelty of the virus strain and on deaths, but mortality does not need to be enormous for it to be considered a pandemic ... The 2009 swine flu was an excellent example of a virus strain with relatively lenient mortality.More quotes »
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