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Swine flu: what parents need to know
  1. Robert H Scott-Jupp*
  1. Salisbury District Hospital, United Kingdom
  1. Correspondence to: Robert H Scott-Jupp, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, SP2 8BJ, United Kingdom; scottjupp{at}


We are now facing the first flu pandemic in the age of the internet: on-line advice is proliferating almost as rapidly as the virus itself. With so much instantly available and constantly updated information available to anyone with internet access, is there still a need for an old-fashioned book?

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