"Swine Flu Epidemic ends with a Whimper," my Philly Inquirer piece

January 15, 2010  ·  Michael Fumento  ·  Weblog

Hidden within the latest edition of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's FluView was this sentence: "The proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza was below the epidemic threshold."

That's right: The great American swine flu epidemic - which led to two proclaimed national emergencies and thousands of spooky news stories - has ended with a whimper.

Read about it in my new Philadelphia Inquirer article.