US declares public health emergency for swine flu
Yikes. Haven't followed this closely while up at the CDP convention, but this will be an example of how strained the public health system truly is in this country. We're not prepared for the normal course of events, let alone an emergency.
More when I can digest it.
...Hilarious. Secessionst Gov. Rick Perry, suddenly mindful of the value of the federal government, asks the CDC for help and antiviral medications to potentially deal with a swine flu outbreak.