Swine Flu News – including the great killer fungus invasion
Swine flu? What’s that? Today people are worrying more about the mysterious killer fungus (yep killer fungus) invading our shores than the swine flu H1N1 virus. “The fungus species triggering the infection is Cryptococcus gattii, which can cause pneumonia or meningitis.” Some would cite good reasons to worry more about this killer fungus instead of the swine flu. Evidence suggests that flu shots received in 1976 are largely effective against the recent swine flu virus. But while the swine flu pandemic appears to be over, the swine flu virus is still active. Check the swine flu map link above for the latest info on H1N1 activity.