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The Sky is Falling: the 1976 US swine flu scare

This is interesting: a swine flu epidemic in 1976 saw the US government rush to immunise as many people as it could in the entire United States. The outbreak never happened as predicted, and the mass immunisation is generally thought not to have been necessary, though it did give rise to some useful side-benefits. More here.

Also read why swine flu no more dangerous than other flu here.

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