Piggy Trouble: Swine Flu Pandemic

Piggy Trouble: Swine Flu Pandemic

July 28, 2013

A 2009 outbreak of swine flu (a strain of H1N1 virus) in Mexico ignited fears of an epidemic. This infographic gathers information on known cases, mortality, a history of the virus, and treatment options in humans and pigs. Source

The Spread of the Swine Flu Across the U.S

The Spread of the Swine Flu Across the U.S

April 21, 2013

The swine flu was an epidemic that brought fear into the world. This infographic shows how many people were affected in all parts of the United States from the swine flu and the number of deaths around the world. Source


What’s In a Sneeze?

February 17, 2013

The name of a sneeze is recognizable in many languages, and the polite response seems to convey a similar message. Source


Children’s Flu

January 13, 2013

Influenza is a serious respiratory illness. In 2010 alone, 122 kids died from complications from the flu—three of those children were from right here in Minnesota. Source


Mountains Out of Molehills

January 10, 2013

This visualization is a timeline of global media scare stories. The media love to blow stories out of proportion to boost their own ratings, particularly when not much is really going on the news. Killer wasps barely registered on the scare scale, but killed 1,000 people worldwide, while swine flu nearly jumps off the chart […]


No Flu For You! – 6 Easy Ways to Avoid Get…

December 19, 2012

Did you have the flu this year? What about a cold or a cough? Here are 6 easy ways that you can decrease your chances of getting sick. Source

The Flu Virus

The Flu Virus

October 6, 2012

It is by no means harmless – it kills between 50 and 200 people per million every year, especially the elderly. Flu can kill in several ways. It can destroy your lungs or damage them so much that bacteria run riot and finish the job. Your immune response to the virus can trigger a crisis […]

Reasons for Taking Antibiotics
H1N1 Swine Flu

H1N1 Swine Flu

June 16, 2012

With this month’s release of the new movie Contagion, everything and anything about germs and disease are in high demand. The following infographic covers interesting facts and figures about H1N1. Source

Surviving Cold and Flu season with Wet Ones

Surviving Cold and Flu season with Wet Ones

June 7, 2012

This holiday season Wet Ones is teaming up with Mama’s Little Helper to share helpful tips about staying healthy during a sometimes stressful time of year. With many holiday parties, travel on packed airlines and trains, and more time spent in crowded malls and stores, exposure to cold germs is increased. Source

Death By Disease

Death By Disease

June 5, 2012

It is a fact of life that many things exist in the world to do us harm or even kill us. There are many deadly diseases that take the lives of thousands throughout the world each year. Which ones kill the most people and which ones are the most harmless? Here is a look at […]