Sunday, April 26, 2009

Contagion on a Small Planet - Dot Earth Blog -

Andrew C. Revkin in his Dot Earth column:
"An urbanizing planet knitted by transportation is an extraordinarily welcoming world for infectious disease, particularly easily transmitted viruses like the flu. That’s why it wasn’t surprising Saturday when the World Health Organization concluded that the outbreaks of swine flu focused in central Mexico as well as a school in New York City and several other places around the United States officially constituted “a public health emergency of international concern.”"

NYTimes Dot Earth Blog: Contagion on a Small Planet

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