Vaccine, or no vaccine?

April 29, 2009

World closer to swine flu pandemic

Worldwide, seasonal flu kills between 250,000 and 500,000 people in an average year but the new strain worries experts because it spreads rapidly between humans and there is vaccine for it.

You have several copy errors in this article the most significant of which is where you mean to say …thereis NO vaccine for it.”

J.M.

We corrected that error soon after the story was issued on our wires, but unfortunately the correction did not make it to our reuters.com home page for several hours: GBU Editor

A couple wearing masks wait for their relatives to arrive from Mexico at Sao Paulo’s international airport, April 27, 2009. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a “public health emergency of international concern” over an outbreak of swine flu in Mexico. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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