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A killer flu could come at any time: Is the world prepared?

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A memorial stone at Maple Grove Cemetery, Queens, New York, dedicated to those who died in a 1918 flu pandemic. More than 300 victims are buried nearby in a mass grave. (Photo by Robert McDonald)

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A memorial stone at Maple Grove Cemetery, Queens, New York, dedicated to those who died in a 1918 flu pandemic. More than 300 victims are buried nearby in a mass grave. (Photo by Robert McDonald)

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Ninety years after tens of millions died during the Spanish Flu, scientists say the world is due for another killer influenza pandemic and countries are not equipped to handle it.


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