Mexican schools are shutting down in the face of a new strain of swine flu that has killed at least 60 people, most of whom were young healthy adults. The deaths have fueled fears of a new global pandemic as 8 people in the American southwest have been infected with a similar and possibly related virus.
Here’s part of the C.D.C.’s “Don’t worry” press conference. Me personally, I’m a little worried.
Update: C.D.C. is announcing that as of now the virus is uncontainable.