Want to avoid swine flu? Wash your hands a lot. Nothing else will do more, short of not riding in closed subways, trains and airplanes where you are cheek-to-jowl with 250 people who might have the sniffles.
Want to track the rapid spread of what may be a pandemic? This being the modern era, there is a Google Maps application for that. Check it out.
Want to treat the pandemic if it breaks out? Vote Democrat!