Tuesday, May 12, 2009

WHO: Poor & Middle Class Hit Hardest in Pandemics

Of course, we already know that they are trying to "disappear" us!

"..For several reasons, the prevalence of chronic diseases has risen dramatically since 1968, when the last pandemic of the previous century occurred. The geographical distribution of these diseases, once considered the close companions of affluent societies, has likewise shifted dramatically. Today, WHO estimates that 85% of the burden of chronic diseases is now concentrated in low- and middle-income countries. In these countries, chronic diseases show an earlier average age of onset than seen in more affluent parts of the world..."

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