Talk about a teachable moment!!!
Swine Flu: Anatomy of a Pandemic
Pandemic is a terrifying word--but what does it really mean? The recent outbreak of H1N1 is only the latest in a series of deadly global battles between human and virus. And as scientists learn more about the ways viruses mutate and replicate, an international effort is underway to track and vanquish humanity's most lethal foes. The program traces the spread of swine flu from Mexico around the world and draws parallels between this outbreak and the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic that killed millions of people.
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