WHO Raises Alert to Phase 6 to Indicate Pandemic

June 11, 2009

News agencies are reporting this morning that the World Health Organization (WHO) has raised its infectious diseases alert to Phase 6, its highest level, indicating that the agency believes that the outbreak of the novel H1N1 virus is now a pandemic. To read the report from Reuters, CLICK HERE. To learn more about the WHO’s phase system, CLICK HERE. For more information about the current state of the influenza outbreak, CLICK HERE.