These are good times for the folks in the funerals business.
In the so-called richest country in the world USA, 1,000 people have died of Swine Flu.
Folks, given that the flu season is upon us, the terrible shortage of vaccines and the 75 million uninsured and underinsured people, you may expect more people to die in the weeks and months ahead.
Of the expected 120 million doses of the vaccine by mid-October, only 11 million are ready.
President Obama has now declared a national emergency that gives the government special powers to address the Swine Flu crisis.
The U.S. accounts for 20% of the worldwide toll of 5,000 people who have died of the Swine Flu.