Photo: Swine Flu Facts: Preparing for the Pandemic



The H1N1 flu strain (pictured, the virus in an electron micrograph image) may infect half the U.S. population this fall and winter, but the majority of cases will likely be no worse than seasonal flu, experts said in August 2009.

Photograph by C. S. Goldsmith and A. Balish


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