Friday, April 21, 2006

MIT offers bird flu simulation

MIT researchers simulated the effects of an avian flu outbreak on the world’s economy. The results are sobering, and worth considering. The article also offers some good advice on preparing for business disruptions such as those that could occur with the bird flu. Among the hurdles for companies to overcome, mass absenteeism as workers stay home to avoid infection. Find the infoworld article published here.

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