Massachusetts health officials surprised by the large number of swine flu cases.
Businesses across the nation are urged to prepare for high absenteeism and disruption of work due to swine flu.
Many businesses scramble to ensure that their employees get vaccinated for the swine flu.
Many of those who have died from the swine flu had other bacterial infections.
Pregnant women, a high risk group, may balk at getting vaccinated for swine flu.
Closing schools and day care centers because of the swine flu could cost billions of dollars.