Why did the World Health Organization declare a pandemic for the Bird Flu & Swine Flu, but it didn't happen?

Huge amounts of vaccines had to be dumped that were not used and the public, you and I are having to pay for all that. Why?

Asked By: Bill - 8/13/2010
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The head of the World Health Organization establishes the committee to determine whether a pandemic is happening or not... More
Answered By: onlymatch4u - 8/14/2010
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Because the truth is, it did happen. It just didn't happen to you. And we have to pay for the dumped vaccines because we have a medical system that cares about finance more than humanity. Trust me, for every dumped dose, a expensive one was purchased. And the drug companies are laughing all the way to the bank. I'd bet... More
Answered By: Bark - 8/13/2010
The nature of these illnesses is that while we can predict a general idea of how much a disease will spread and how serious it might be, those predictions are far from definite. Should those predictions be greatly off, we either over-respond to an event, or provide underwhelming support, and the latter could cost many... More
Answered By: RichM - 8/13/2010
Hello... More
Answered By: BJC - 8/13/2010
Pandemic simply means it is worldwide. H5N1 is in birds and novel H1N1 was in people. A pandemic doesn't have to have a high body count. It just has to be widespread... More
Answered By: Weise Ente - 8/13/2010
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