The new strain of influenza, H1N1, popularly dubbed swine flu, has dominated the news of late. By the third of May, backup antivirals will distributed to every state in the country, and guidelines and advice are popping up everywhere. The best source we have seen thus far regarding the topic is the webcast below featuring newly sworn in HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano answering the public's questions concerning the virus: HHS.gov Webcast.
Due to the fatal nature the virus has taken in Mexico, all care should be taken, and many of the foremost suggestions are the simple, hygienic considerations one would be advised to take at any time when illness threatens. Take care of yourself by washing your hands, getting enough rest, eating right, and being sure that you are meeting all your dietary needs. There is a wealth of information about this which we highly recommend from the >Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website: