Swine flu’s manufacturing impact hits three fronts

It's a safety issue for workers, but a manufacturing growth business for others
By Bob Vavra April 30, 2009

While the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control begin to deal with the pandemic threats associated with the swine flu outbreak worldwide, manufacturers work to deal with the crisis on three fronts. Manufacturers must protect their workers against the spread of swine flu. But the crisis has also been a boon for manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and respirator masks .