Swine flu outbreak hits U.S.

A new swine flu with “pandemic potential” is spreading in Mexico, and has reportedly also been sickening those in the United States.

It bears re-posting:

There’s not much you can do about a influenza pandemic except “be prepared.” It is not too late for a pneumonia vaccination, which prevents the most common 23 serotypes of infection.

According to the British Medical Journal, the leading cause of death related to influenza is secondary pneumonia.

Passport Health in SF has vaccinations for $16.