Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Remember the Swine Flu Vaccination in 1976?

Swine flu dominates the news. Many people are becoming obsessed with the daily coverage. A Google map has been created, WHO has raised the pandemic warning level. People are wondering if this is the time to panic.

I remember similar interest surrounding swine flu in 1976. My family and I stood in the at (I think) it was the mall. This would have been West Town. As a kid, getting a shot was not on my priority list.

Here's a link to the article I wrote about the Swine Flu. Fortunately, the swine flu scare in 1976 was the epidemic or pandemic that never happened. Dare we hope for only mild cases or almost zero transmission again?

Swine Flu Link