Influenza A (H1N1) pandemic alert status is at 6, indicating a global pandemic outbreak. The announcement came from World Health Organization today.

Governments invest in containing the virus; people should take precautions.

As someone from the British press said ‘is not apocalyptic’, so far it has been widespread and mild in most people, but the situation has to be watched closely and constantly.

Recommendations for ‘personal care’ were posted previously.