2007 - Chinese year of the Chicken
Bird Flu pandemic devastates parts of Asia.
2008 - Chinese year of the Horse
Equine Influenza decimates Australian horse racing.
2009 - Chinese year of the Pig
Swine Flu pandemic kills sweeps across the globe.
Has any one else noticed this? It gets worse - next year...
2010 - Chinese year of the Cock - What could possibly go wrong?
[ ok, some comedic license needs to be granted for this to work... ]