Stuart Loory, Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies, Missouri School of Journalism: How well is mid-Missouri, the nation and the world prepared to avoid a pandemic of swine flu? As the flu season develops in the Northern Hemisphere, there is some fear that supplies of the H1N1 vaccine will not be adequate to immunize enough people. There is also concern that vaccines to prevent seasonal flu may not be adequate. Much of the concern arises from the large number of swine flu cases last spring. First, give us an assessment of the coming flu season in mid-Missouri.
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