U.S. Not Ready for Fast Spreading Flu, Study Finds

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: April 3, 2006   View Article

Scientists have used a sophisticated computer model to predict how a deadly flu virus might spread through the United States, and how the disease might respond to efforts to contain it.

The results suggest that the U.S. is prepared to contain a virus with low transmissibility but perhaps not one that spreads more quickly.

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