n. An overwhelming number of flu cases in the same area at the same time.
"A colleague of mine and some others around here are starting to call this whole problem a flunami, which it probably is, based on the numbers of cases we're seeing," said James Downey, an infection control officer at Toronto East General Hospital.
The H1N1 flunami crested in Lincoln late last month, according to Friday's weekly report.
How ready are the world health & science organizations for the theatened avian flunami being threatened right now? Also,couldn't the conventional influenza virus mutate into a form which can't be cured right away?How ready are these folks for flunamis?