Growing Doubt Among Experts Is Swine Flu Really a Pandemic?

Germany has launched the biggest vaccination program in its history. But the inoculation jabs are proving so effective and the disease is so mild in most cases that experts have their doubts about whether swine flu is a real pandemic.
Influenza research at Germany's Robert-Koch-Institut.

Influenza research at Germany's Robert-Koch-Institut.

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Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein