Case in point: an outbreak of diarrhea has already killed more people in one Indian state than the Swine flu has killed in the entire country.
Yet, all the attention is on Swine flu :-(
The deaths have been reported in several villages in Kalahandi district, Health Minister Prasanna Acharya said.
Local newspapers put the death toll at 38. Health officials say 237 people suffering from the disease have been admitted to hospitals.
Diarrhoea is a major killer in the world and is thought to be responsible for around 4% of all deaths.