Swine flu: it ain't just a 2009 thang

We’ve been here before.  Here’s some footage from the 1976 swine flu scare. 

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Kitch value aside, this is a serious matter.  IGHID director Myron Cohen thinks we ought to remember the lessons we learned over 30 years ago. There are a number of excellent books on the subject. Cohen recommends The Swine Flu Affair: Decision-making on a Slippery Disease, by Richard Neustadt and Harvey Fineberg (Honolulu, HI: 2005).

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