Singapore's density and transport links make it vulnerable to new flu virus strains, say experts

Health experts say that Singapore's high population density and extensive trade and transport links could make it vulnerable to new flu virus strains.
Health experts say that Singapore's high population density and extensive trade and transport links could make it vulnerable to new flu virus strains.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The threat of another influenza pandemic is on the minds of experts here, who point out that Singapore's high population density and extensive trade and transport links make it vulnerable to new flu virus strains.

A pandemic is a global outbreak of a new disease.

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