Swine Flu Environment Blogs: HuffPost Editors' Picks
Swine flu talk has swept the nation, and HuffPost is no exception. Here are five environment-related swine flu blog posts, hand-picked by HuffPost's blog editors:
If a commercial flight is a prime breeding ground for airborne infectious disease, consider the digs of modern hogs: factory farms.
We do know that Mexican pigs with swine flu are being destroyed. And we know that Mexican lawmakers think that confined animal feeding operations are making people sick.
Nestle: "Our report fully documented how confined animal feeding operations promote transmission of nasty -- and often antibiotic resistant -- microbial diseases."
GOP obstruction is literally interfering with the functioning of the Federal government during a time of crisis.
Mexican Health Secretary Jose Angel Cordova announced Monday evening that officials have identified what they believe to be the earliest known case of the swine flu outbreak.