Critical Alert: Mexican Swine Influenza

What could be more interesting to a news agency than the threat of mass disease spreading like a wildfire over the whole world?  Our televisions are filled with images of death and destruction.  We see crowds outside of hospitals in Mexico, armed guards wearing face masks, keeping the masked crowd out of a normally crowded hospital emergency department.  The reports come back frequently, “Another suspected case of the mexican swine flu.”

A normal flu season