After weeks of close observation over the swine flu situation,the WHO has finally decided to declare the flu as Pandemic. World Health Organisation(WHO) has also alerted all the member nation on thursday, stating it as the global pandemic. This is the new flu virus to spread globally after the last flu seen before 41 years. The global countries that are affected are Mexico,USA,Europe, South Asia, Australia,South America and many more places.
With an Emergency meeting concluded with its officials, the WHO has raised the alert phase from level 5 to level 6 which is the highest level to reach. WHO chief Dr. Margaret Chan was expected to make a formal announcement soon.
“At this early stage, the pandemic can be characterised globally as being moderate in severity,” WHO said in the statement, urging nations not to close borders or restrict travel and trade.
The declaration of pandemic by WHO ,will now confirm that this is the most crucial spreading flu across the globe and the need to prevent it with medical care arised. The drug developers are now working on it to produce more vaccination possible for swine flu. Besides this, WHO has now on talks with the countries urging them to prevent themselves in all possible ways from the infection of swine flu.
WHO also told countries it was in “close dialogue” with flu vaccine makers and it believed the firms would work “to ensure the largest possible supply of pandemic vaccine in the months to come.” The rate of increase in affected persons is climbing more per day and if the WHO and the drug makers didnt act fast than expected it will cause more damage through out the globe.