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

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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 […]