The swine flu is on the radar of health officials with reported cases on the rise nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 145 confirmed human cases of the virus since July of last year. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports, the number is five times more than an estimate made earlier this month.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPSwineFluwrap.mp3]
First responders across the nation witness horrific scenes every day. Eventually, those experiences take their toll — causing many to suffer from PTSD. Still, 17 states do not provide workers' compensation for mental injuries.