H5N1 Redux Redux (Again)

Worst scenario yet. The October National Geographic, hardly a rad rag, in its October cover story ("The Next Killer Flu: Can we stop it?") surfaces a plausible estimate of 180 million to 360 million worldwide deaths.

My only mission: Get this to the/near the top of our agenda—these numbers outpace Al Quaeda, at its worst, by a country mile.