Although businesses globally see an influenza pandemic as a veryreal threat, they are doing little to prepare for it, according toa new survey released today by Aon Limited brokerage in London.

According to the company's findings, which follow the recentlaunch of Aon's White Paper, "Pandemic Influenza: Managing theRisks of an Invisible Threat," more than eight in 10 (85.5 percent)respondents view a possible influenza pandemic as a threat to theirbusiness.

However, fewer than six in 10 (57 percent) have measures inplace to protect themselves against such a risk.

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