The swine flu is probably a government experiment gone wrong or some type of chemical weapon that was unleashed on the general population for testing purposes to see what the effects would be on people.
That's not too far off anymore, they are ~10-15 years ahead of the general public in technology.
Ye really wish everyone would just stop talking about it already.
They seemed to have calmed down a bit in the UK on the ol' swine flu, because of the MP expenses thing going on and ofc Iran.
Rest assured however, when those little pools of 'news' material have dried up they will be sure to return to scare mongering the general populous once more, be it swine/avian/cheese/gibbon/quiche/bat/kangaroo/mouse flu or even the so called 'credit crunch', an issue on which I argue the media did nothing but help to compound.
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In our side, here in the Philippines, A H1N1 has been exaggerated by media reports as well as other big companies.
They do implement thermal scanner in each doors, though if you try to analyze it, its pretty useless. Having a thermal scanner is just determining whether a person does have a fever or not, but doesn't do much about on preventing that virus.
As of 3 days ago, there were 87 deaths total from the swine flu (in the US). Lets ignore how many normal flus kill per year and go to more common statistics. There 118 motor vehicle related deaths every day in the united states in 2008. So if you worry about swine flu more than you worry about driving in the US, you are by definition irrational