Are you or a friend or family memeber infected already? The symptoms are similar to the flu
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of Breath
  • sometimes but not characteristic – Sore Throat
Who is at greatest risk
  • Elderly males
  • Chronic illnesses
Does everyone get gravely ill or die
  • NO, most cases are mild and the mortality rate is significant but less than 2%
How does the death rate compare to other pandemics
  • Asian Flu 1-3%
  • Hong Kong Flu 1-3%
  • Sars 10%
  • Ebola 50%