The pandemic – why it ain´t what you thought it was

(Printed in issue 4 of www.thereader.es) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed that we are on the brink of a swine flu pandemic that will sweep the world. However, in conversations with local residents we realised, to our horror, that most people do not know what a pandemic is! Cases across Europe have “soared”, from possibly 80 to almost certainly 106; confirmed deaths in Mexico have, in a perplexing twist to the case that Continue reading The pandemic – why it ain´t what you thought it was