birdflu http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12705/all en Media Latch on to Swine Flu 'Pandemic' http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-latch-swine-flu-pandemic <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>“Are we on the verge of a swine flu pandemic?” That was a question asked by Larry King for CNN on April 27, but also by many Americans since April 24 as the number of confirmed cases around the world grew.</p><p>NBC’s Robert Bazell said the government didn’t “want people to panic,” but then panicked viewers saying “it appears to be an outbreak unlike anything we’ve seen in our lifetimes.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-latch-swine-flu-pandemic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health AnnCurry AssociatedPress avianflu BarackObama birdflu bordersecurity CDC ContessaBrewer Epidemic EricMassa GeorgeW.Bush JackCafferty JanetNapolitano JohnRoberts LarryKing mediahype mexico MSNBC pandemic porkindustry Reuters RobertBazell RusselHonore SanjayGupta spanishflu SwineFlu TeviTroy tomatoscare USAToday WallStreetJournal Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:17:57 +0000 admin 26816 at http://www.mrc.org