Already responsible for over 100 deaths in Mexico, more than 75 people sick in New York, more in San Diego and Texas--the potential for the Swine Flu to turn into something very serious, maybe even a pandemic, seems to be possible.
Don't forget to put your broadcasts where your bluster is--keep your local listeners informed. I'm not suggesting hysteria, but something more than a passing mention in a throwaway newscast. Maybe it turns out to be a false alarm--let's hope; but it could be something more. Outbreaks such as this seem so foreign to us here in the USA, thus making us slow to react. The US Government is taking no chances--they have readied 25% of the flu medicine reserves if needed.
Here are a few quick links that will get you to the latest information: