A Billion Influenza Cases Recorded Every Year

EVEN through the deadly Influenza or Spanish Flu ended more than 100 years ago, the modern day strain of Influenza continues to impact negatively on the global health with indications that a billion cases of seasonal influenza continue to be recorded every year. By Michael Gwarisa In his speech to mark the Celebration of 70 years since GISRS (the Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System) was formed, World Health Organisation (WHO) Director, Dr Tedros  Adhanom Ghebreyesus   said influenza is a serious global health problem that impacts all countries: Every year,…

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