Don’t know if this is just a sick coincidence or if I’m getting paranoid, but….
2007 – Chinese year of the Chicken – Bird Flu Pandemic devastates parts of Asia
2008 – Chinese year of the Horse – Equine Influenza decimates Australian racing
2009 – Chinese year of the Pig – Swine Flu Pandemic kills hundreds of pigs/humans around the globe.
It gets worse…….. Next year……
2010 – Chinese year of the Cock – what could possibly go wrong?