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Momversation.com: Does the Swine Flu Scare You?

Posted May 07 2009 9:24pm

I kid you not, the lady running the gift shop at the Four Seasons was on the phone with her daughter, who thought she had the swine flu. I told her it was unlikely. Probably Avian.

Oh, and for the record, my folks did not go to Cabo. All the schools and businesses are closed, and travel’s restricted. No choice, really.

Or is it? As images of Mexican citizens donning surgical masks show up in the media, one has to wonder: is it really so dangerous, or is this just media hype? After all, the number of cases in the U.S. is small, and the majority are mild. Mindy Roberts of The Mommy Blog asks the panelists, “Are you scared of the Swine Flu?”
Are you scared of the Swine Flu? Are your kids scared? What precautions have you taken? Or are you just ignoring the whole thing?  Join the Momversation by taking our poll or talking back in one of our related forums:

Panelists: Daphne Brogdon - Cool MomHeather Armstrong - DooceMaggie Mason - Mighty GirlMindy Roberts - The Mommy BlogRebecca Woolf - Girl’s Gone Child
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