Something to think about the next time you sniffle.

…the facts delineated are all true, and have transpired over the last six weeks in China. The events could, indeed, be unrelated, and the new virus, a form of influenza denoted as H7N9, may have already run its course, infecting just three people and killing two.Or this could be how pandemics begin.

via Is This a Pandemic Being Born? – By Laurie Garrett | Foreign Policy.