Second Time Around
Although this virus seems to be taking on a new face, this is in fact its second re-emergence into society. If you can remember back to the first time the swine flu threatened the nation, you will note that it did not receive a lot of media attention, so what has changed between then and now?
Turns out that the swine flu has taken on some new characteristics that have medical experts worried. As time has passed we have found that the swine flu actually combines more than one strain of the flu and can be detrimental to the health of millions of people.
Also, the increased worry has stemmed from the inability for a successful vaccine to be produced, there is a lot that is not known. Many are increasingly worried that the supposed vaccine will not be enough to prevent the spread of the flu this fall.