The Center for Disease Control has just confirmed the first swine flu-related death in the United States. Despite the CDC's warning that deaths would occur in the United States, the news is still shocking. For how, or if, this death changes the discussion, we turn to Dr. Susan P. Fisher-Hoch, a former CDC staffer, now an epidemiologist at the University of Texas School of Public Health and co-author of the book, Level 4: Virus Hunters of the CDC.
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