Quirky Asia Files: Japan's Artistic Masks for Swine Flu Panic
Why not? Never mind that surgical masks don't do much to protect you (thus spake more than one scientist of my acquaintance), but at least with these you'll look all cool and Japanese. Bonus: swine flu inspires my first (bad) haiku of the year.
Swine flu hysterics Paranoia meets fashion Freak out with some style!