All countries should immediately now activate their pandemic preparedness plans. Countries should remain on high alert for unusual outbreaks of influenza-like illness and severe pneumonia.— Margaret Chan
Delicious Outbreak quotations
The first rule of Zombieland: Cardio.
When the zombie outbreak first hit, the first to go, for obvious reasons ... were the fatties.
Once in a Cabinet we had to deal with the fact that there had been an outbreak of assaults on women at night. One minister suggested a curfew; women should stay home after dark. I said, 'But it's the men who are attacking the women. If there's to be a curfew, let the men stay home, not the women.
The outbreak of the war found my wife and me in Switzerland, where we were taking a cure.
The stability and peace which seemed to be so firmly established by the brilliant monarchy of Francis I vanished with the terrible outbreak of the Wars of Religion.
The level of outbreak is beyond anything we’ve seen - or even imagined.
Every Socialist outbreak only blazes new paths for Capitalism.
To be able to detect the outbreak of avian flu anywhere in the world is going to require a partnership of several countries that will share information and samples, but it is important to remember a threat anywhere is a threat everywhere.
Where a government has come into power through some form of popular vote, fraudulent or not, and maintains at least an appearance of constitutional legality, the guerrilla outbreak cannot be promoted, since the possibilities of peaceful struggle have not yet been exhausted.
Many diseases including malaria, dengue, meningitis - just a few examples - these are what we call climate-sensitive diseases, because such climate dimensions for rainfall, humidity and temperature would influence the epidemics, the outbreaks, either directly influencing the parasites or the mosquitoes that carry them.
It is possible to conceive conflict as not necessarily a wasteful outbreak of incompatibilities, but a normal process by which socially valuable differences register themselves for the enrichment of all concerned.
Provocation polio. That is the truth about those outbreaks of polio. And I offer a well considered personal opinion that polio is a man made disease.
This outbreak is moving ahead of efforts to control it.
We need healthy forests if we want to protect our climate.
As the climate changes, forests become more vulnerable to insect outbreaks, droughts and wildfires. Simultaneously, when our forests are destroyed, their carbon is released back into the atmosphere, further impacting climate change. It's a horrifying one-two punch.
The effect of the discovery of printing was evident in the savage religious wars of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Application of power to communication industries hastened the consolidation of vernaculars, the rise of nationalism, revolution, and new outbreaks of savagery in the twentieth century.
The Jews caused the war, the Jews caused the outbreak of thieving and robbery all over the country, the Jews caused the inefficiency of the navy
The essence of war is fire, famine, and pestilence.
They contribute to its outbreak; they are among its weapons; they become its consequences.
Health system development is a key to effective detection, response, and control of any outbreak.
We saw in 2003 the beginnings of an outbreak of an illness called SARS.
SARS ended up killing 800 people which is a significant number of deaths, but nowhere near as high as it could have been.
There's a new and virulent cultural virus ripping through the world.
. . . The symptoms of those infected include attacks of optimism, strong feelings of community, lower stress levels and outbreaks of pronoia - the sneaking feeling that someone is conspiring behind their backs to help them.
An isolated outbreak of virginity is a rash on the face of society.
It arouses only pity from the married, and embarrassment from the single.
Wars spring from unseen and generally insignificant causes, the first outbreak being often but an explosion of anger.
All of a sudden people in the United States start to realize that vaccines make a difference. The controversy and the myth that's there, we're always trying to bust through that. So when I see a disease outbreak, I say to myself, "OK, that'll get people realizing how lucky we are to have vaccines."
I got back from Toronto, where they had a severe outbreak of SARS - you know, Severe Asian Racism Syndrome.
We feel confident that there won't be an outbreak.
A considerable number of persons are able to protect themselves against the outbreak of serious neurotic phenomena only through intense work.
We like to imagine that Shaun is in George Romero's universe, that it's happening at the same time as the Pittsburgh outbreak.
Though oppression may give rise to violent and repeated outbreaks, like the convulsions of a man in pain, it cannot mature a settled purpose and plan of regeneration, unless a new notion of happiness is joined to the sense of present evil.
I'll never forget the first screening at the Berlin Film Festival.
As soon as the film ended there was an outbreak of booing, which made us look at each other with some surprise.
With Midway as the turning point, the fortunes of war appeared definitely to shift from our own to the Allied side. The defeat taught us many lessons and impelled our Navy, for the first time since the outbreak of war, to indulge in critical self-examination.
At the outbreak of the war it was found very difficult to raise infantry in Texas, as no Texan walks a yard if he can help it. Many mounted regiments were therefore organized, and afterwards dismounted.
Only if there's an outbreak of the bubonic plague.
The increased consumption of alcoholic beverages in Canada since the outbreak of war is one evidence of this.
If all fossil fuel were to go POOF! tomorrow, the result would be a cataclysmic social upheaval, with food riots, warlords, shutdowns, breakdown of social order, water shortages, and outbreaks of bloodshed and disease.
Character... is a habit, the daily choice of right over wrong; it is a moral quality which grows to maturity in peace and is not suddenly developed on the outbreak of war.