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The Swine Flu Pandemic: an Update

We're sure you've heard. The Swine Flu virus -- a.k.a. the H1N1 virus -- has now been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization.

Okay. This sounds scary, but don't freak out just yet. After all, it's still just the flu.

Recently, we gathered a ton of great information and advice in our Swine Flu Guide for Parents, and now we've compiled the latest updates for you with The Swine Flu Pandemic: What You Need to Know Now.

You'll get the latest information from the CDC and the World Health Organization, including details about the new Novartis vaccine and a reminder of the common symptoms.

Anyone experiencing an outbreak of Swine Flu in their community? Leave a comment; we'd love to know how everyone is reacting and dealing with it!