Navigation Links
WIN Global Poll Finds Concern Of Swine Flu Decreasing Despite Not Being Prepared For A Pandemic
Date:7/21/2009

WIN (Worldwide Independent Network) poll finds concern for swine flu diminishing even though public feels a lack of preparation for a pandemic. While Swine Flu is still a viable illness globally, less than one-third of respondents across 19 countries stated that it is a concern.

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 13, 2009 -- WIN global poll finds concern for swine flu diminishing even though public feels a lack of preparation for a pandemic. While Swine Flu is still a viable illness globally, less than one-third of respondents across 19 countries stated that it is a concern.

USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Russia, Australia, Japan, and Mexico are relatively not concerned with Swine Flu, despite feeling that they are not prepared for pandemic proportions of an outbreak. Countries perceiving themselves as most prepared and least worried of an outbreak are predominantly in Western Europe (Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, as well as Iceland). France and China view themselves as prepared and remain concerned of a pandemic, while Argentina and Bolivia express being most concerned of countries polled and consider themselves least prepared.

These results come from the Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research (WIN). WIN has conducted the most recent study about the impact of Swine Flu around the globe in order to provide a country-by-country comparison on how the public views the state of concern and level of readiness to deal with it. The WIN Swine Flu study interviewed nearly 19,000 respondents using online, telephone, and in-person data collection methodologies from the end of June 2009 to the start of July 2009. Each of the nineteen countries included in the study had a representative sample of its country's population polled in terms of socio-demographic variables.

Although Swine Flu coverage has been pushed off the headlines, the spread of it continues at an alarming rate. As of early July 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) published that 429 people have died of flu and nearly 100,000 have been infected in more than 70 countries. A global pandemic was declared by the World Health Organization on June 11, 2009 after the swine flu strain was confirmed in humans in at least two world regions. Official data on the incidence of Swine Flu, from the World Health Organization, appears to have little impact on the public's perception within their respective country. WIN data shows strong correlation in that the greater the confidence in a country's preparation the less personal concern one has with the ailment.

Steve Levine, President of The Research Intelligence Group, the US member of the WIN network said, "Although recent news headlines have been more focused on celebrities, the economy and politics, we should not lose cite that swine flu is still affecting people all around the world."
For more information on the WIN Swine Flu global study, please contact Steve Levine, 215-643-8608. http://www.trigsite.com. The Research Intelligence Group, also known as TRiG, is an innovative full-service marketing research agency based in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania and is the US member of WIN.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/07/prweb2658994.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Corbett Selected to Host the Only Midwest Global Awards Judging Competition
2. Tata Consultancy Services to Support Roches Global Capacity Building Initiative
3. Creative Technology Services Enhances its Global Competitiveness with Additional Regulatory Certifications
4. Briefing on a new Web resource to address global drinking water crisis
5. MDS Pharma Services Wins Award for Management of Global Malaria Trial
6. Neusoft Becomes First Global Growth Company Partner of World Economic Forum
7. Resonant Medical Appoints New Vice President of Global Sales
8. Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at UBS 2007 Global Life Sciences Conference
9. The era of global aging: GSAs annual meeting to present new research on hot topics in aging
10. MEDEX Global Group & Harvard Medical International Join Forces to Create the Most Comprehensive Health Information Resource for International Travelers
11. Ultrasonix Adds Global Medical Imaging Into Its North American Sales Force
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency Room , the largest network ... the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We are pleased ... location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and ... their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness at Work Awards took ... the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 businesses to receive ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer ... unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid ... healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants to support ... as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... San Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... up with the American Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive ... care to seniors and other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) today ... allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily share health care ... coverage decisions, a move that addresses the growing need ... The recommendations address restrictions in the sharing of product ... a prohibition that hinders decision makers from accessing HCEI ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016   Pulmatrix, Inc ... company developing innovative inhaled drugs, announced today that it ... Russell Investments reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. ... "This is an important milestone for Pulmatrix," said ... increase shareholder awareness of our progress in developing drugs ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Any dentist who has made an ... current process. Many of them do not even offer this ... and high laboratory costs involved. And those who ARE able ... such a high cost that the majority of today,s patients ... Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: