In terms of current events, this has been an eventful week in South Korea. First former President Roh's suicide, then nukes in the north, and now swine flu. Obviously, H1N1 has been in the news for awhile, but now it's rearing its sneezy snout in our backyard. Two weeks ago a group of American and Canadian teachers flew to Korea, where they spent a week living in the same building and completing teacher training in the same classroom. Just as they were being sent off to begin work in schools around the country, one was diagnosed with swine flu. Now they've all been quarantined in a hospital south of the city. If you're interested in following the story, click here to read the blog of one of the inmates.

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