I saw this post from politicchic6 and had to add my enthusiastic "Amen!"
This is a list of the number of deaths in the last 300 days and their causes.
I don't know where she got this image, and I don't even know if it is accurate, but it makes a good point. Notice that Leprosy is the only communicable disease below the Swine Flu.
And in case you're wondering, the swine flu has been around before.
The creepiest part of the two commercials below?
"But Betty had a heart condition and she died."
I'm not saying we don't need to be careful, but I get the feeling some people are magnifying the risks just a little bit.