Australia: Don’t panic yet …. just stock up

TheAge.com.au

  • Julia Medew    images1
  • May 1, 2009

AUSTRALIANS could soon be asked to stock their pantries with food and water and prepare for an emergency, according to the Federal Government’s pandemic flu plan.

A manual outlining Australia’s response says that when the World Health Organisation moves to phase five, which it did yesterday, Australia will be in its “delay phase”.

For the rest of the story, go to The Age.com.au.

Clare Swinney

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