This Little Piggy Started A Pandemic
April 28, 2009 at 12:45 pm
Remember when China had that outbreak of bird flu? Yeah, that was fun. Now it's our turn to have a zoologically-themed flu. Birds ain't really appropriate for the supersized American population, are they? We needed something more… obese sounding.
Thank god there is a disease called "swine flu." (It's unfortunate that there is an outbreak, but you have to admit, the poetic justice is undeniable.) According to the Center for Disease Control's Twitter — yeah, they've got one — there have been 40 confirmed cases. The outbreak primarily in New York, with 28 of the 40 cases being there.
Look's like the swine flu has the Big Apple in it's mouth. But careful, Penn, you know this campus has a penchant for incubating epidemiological disasters...