Money Articles

American Prospects

Is the World Facing the Next Pandemic?

June 28, 2013

GENEVA?Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization, is a slight, Chinese woman prone to power shades of lipstick. At the World Health Assembly in Geneva, where ministers of health from the U.N.?s 194 member countries gathered to discuss the world?s most pressing illnesses, Chan?s lip-color ranged from a light rose to fire-engine red, but her attitude never swayed.

As Hong Kong?s Director of Health during the 2003 bird flu outbreak, Chan became known for both her wry humor and whip-sharp demeanor. In the middle of that epidemic, she told the press, ?I eat chicken ev

Read entire article on American Prospects
« Previous Article Next Article »

More From Money Articles

  • Thu, Oct. 25 Electoral Vote Predictor
  • With iPad, Apple Upends the Upgrade Calendar
  • iPad Resales Surge Over 700%
  • Best of Luxury

    Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
    View All Best of Luxury