SHOOT: It's not an epidemic. It's under control. People shouldn't fuss too much. Er...sound familiar. Remember that small problem we had a while back. What was it called? AIDS. Also turned out to be a false alarm. Let's concentrate on football now and leave the pandemic stuff for later.
DA health spokesperson Mike Waters has criticised the department for not doing enough to prepare the country for an outbreak of the disease. He also asked why more was not done to scan incoming passengers off international flights to check for infected people.