According to recent New York Times Poll, most Americans are "not too" concerned about the threat of a swine flu outbreak. In fact, most of them have confidence in the government and local health professionals to effectively deal with an out break.
Most government agencies are eager to get a jump start in trumping the spread if the H1N1 virus. They have just recently gotten together to release new guidelines for businesses to abide by this upcoming flu season.
The poll also showed the 55% of Americans are planning on getting the influenza vaccine as soon as it become available to the public. If it becomes up to their doctors, 65% of Americans said they would get the vaccine.
However a more concerning statistic is that only 8% of the American public are actually worried about getting the swine flu. This is concerning in that not enough hype has been created to concern Americans.