No, I think they finally realized that if it doesn't happen that they will look like idiots. Again.
They should be encouraging people to be prepared for a general disaster. Pointing at NOLA is an example that people can relate to. They should be saying you should be prepared for some thing like that. That appears to be what they are shifting to.
I admit to having been irritated by all of the repeated dire warnings that the sky is falling from the alarmists on this subject.
Two words: - Swine Flu.
"No, I think they finally realized that if it doesn't happen that they will look like idiots. Again."
Yeah I noticed that some scientists say .. hmmm 50/50 chance [real safe answer]. I agree, folks should be urged to prepare, to get enough supplies in your homes.. for the "just in case" factor. Incase those deaths in Baku
Egypt, Vietnam, china, really might be H2H and not directly from poulty. http://www.pandemicflu.gov/
after all WHO has to confirm the cause death or they aren't counted in the total.