Gerry Canavan

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Time to Panic

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The swine flu outbreak in Mexico has everybody talking about pandemic and 1918. Schools and public events have been shut down in Mexico City, where 20 have died from the outbreak. The victims are mostly otherwise healthy people between 25 and 45, an atypical result likely caused by a phenomenon known as “cytokine storm.”

Here’s an aspect of the story the American media, unsurprisingly, isn’t touching: the outbreak has been linked to factory-style pork production.

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April 25, 2009 at 7:03 pm

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