NU Online News Service, May 12, 3:57 p.m. EDT

The outbreak of the H1N1 flu that closed down many businesses and public institutions in Mexico has revealed gaps in company plans to deal with a pandemic flu, according to an insurance brokerage executive.

No one was prepared for a viral outbreak this late in the year, and those who reviewed their plans to deal with a global spread have discovered their programs lacking in adequate planning, said Gary Lynch, Marsh global manager for supply chain risk management and pandemic response center director.

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