Thursday, June 11, 2009

Swine Flu, H1N1, Pandemic not Panic

New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin, who spent a few days with his wife under quarantine in China following a Swine Flu close encounter, has been released and is now in Australia. He can rest easy, knowing he did not contract the disease on his flight to Asia, but the world is less secure as flu cases rise.

The World Health Organization, report news sources, has given Swine Flu, the H1N1 virus, its deadliest designation, a level six, pandemic. However, the word "pandemic" need not create the panic fear hustlers crave. Read more at NOLA Lit Examiner.

Photo from the UK Sun.

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