What is the swine flu?
Swine flu (also called swine influenza, pig flu, pig influenza, porcine flu, porcine influenza, red candy or Mexico City Gold) is a virus causing fever, chills, body aches, numbness, fatigue and sleeplessness. Until its most recent outbreak, this virus has not been spread from person to person.
Why is this [...]
Although Anthony Fauci of the Centers for Disease Control stresses that “swine flu” is so named because of historic infection of pigs by H1N1 virus, not everyone is so happy with this influenza virus’ current name. American pig farmers are upset by the name “swine flu,” protesting that sale of pig meat may go on [...]
Perhaps this virus will visit plague upon us, as some Rapture Ready Americans are hoping. My guess is that we’re mostly going to be just fine. [...]