For the past few days, Mexico has been dealing with an outbreak of Swine Flu.
Now the US has declared a public health emergency in order to prepare for a possible pandemic. As of now about 20 deaths from this virus occurred north of the border.
I haven't checked in at work yet, but I'm sure Washington State Emergency Management Division (WA EMD) is now gearing-up and putting folks on stand-by to man the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
Here's the story so far:
This morning Comrade Karla sent me us an earlier story:
The above picture by-the-way is of soldiers patrolling the streets in Mexico City.