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WHO Declares Flu A(H1N1) a Pandemic

Published: 2009-06-11
Last Updated: 2009-06-12 03:13:59 UTC
by Rick Wanner (Version: 1)
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Several media outlets are reporting that the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared the A(H1N1) flu outbreak a pandemic. 

More information is available at the following sites:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/12/world/12who.html?em

http://www.who.int/csr/disease/swineflu/en/index.html

www.euro.who.int/influenza/AH1N1/20090611_11

The April diary on this issue can be found here.

The SANS Leadership Lab Pandemic Planning page is also worth a look.

 From a security point of view we can expect a new rash of bogus domains, phishing and malware attacks.  So as usual be diligent.

 

-- Rick Wanner rwanner at isc dot sans dot org

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