Prudence, an avid news-watcher, has followed the development of swine flu in Australia.
There was the initial panic and overreaction, all before there even was any swine flu in Australia
Then it all died down.
Now, when people are dropping left, right and centre, there's only the most begrudging of media interest.
It's a really good-bad news story, and it happened to fall out of sync with the news cycle.
Prudence is only pleased you don't get really sick from it.