Media Coverage of the H1N1 Virus
The U.S. national media is covering the H1N1 virus (swine flu) story like the Orlando media cover a hurricane. There are always two subtexts in such stories:
- There is no need to panic.
- We are all going to die.
It makes life interesting. In any case, with two reported/possible cases in a Madison County school, all Madison County schools have been closed today, and some for as much as a week. I expect a quiet day at work today.