Gee, just in case you want to prepare for a flu pandemic, here are a few government information sites:
Government Pandemic/Avian Flu Information site link
nice links, information and definitions, a map of confirmed cases, bird migration routes and general planning documents
Checklist for family and individual planning link
What you should have at home to be ready!
National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza Implementation Plan link
A large pdf document straight from the Whitehouse, includes an executive summary ni case you don't have time to read the whole thing.
CDC What you should know about the flu link
WHO Avian Flu link
I took the Grim Reaper by Louis Raemaekers from the Stanford website on the 1918 flu pandemic, the worst so far, at http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/ in case you want to really give yourself the willies.