http://shouldibeworriedaboutswineflu.com/

Some perspective:
Number of Vehicular Deaths in the United States in 2008: 37,313
Average Annual Number of U.S. Deaths Attributed to Influenza: 36,000
Average Annual Number of U.S. Deaths Attributed to Heart Disease: 652,091
Average Annual Number of Global Deaths Attributed to Influenza: 250,000-500,000
Total Number of Global Swine Flu A/H1N1 Deaths to Date: 4,500*

Some information:
Centers for Disease Control: Swine Flu | What’s New
World Health Organization: Swine Influenza

Some things you can do:
Get vaccinated!
Wash your hands frequently
Don’t touch your face
Avoid public contact if you have flu symptoms
Make a plan for your kids in case of school closures
And please don’t stockpile Tamiflu. That’s dumb.

(from @zbz)

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