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Is Public Frenzy Justified in Media's Coverage of Swine Flu

How worried should you be about swine flu? The flood of information about this illness can seem overwhelming. Chicago journalist Janet Ginsburg has some insights on the seriousness of swine flu, and the media coverage so far. She's the editor of the health-focused aggregator In 2000, she wrote an award-winning article for BusinessWeek that explored the global spread of disease between humans and animals.

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