It's not news until the NY Times decides it is, and they've decided it's news now.
Why, cows kill 20 people a year in the United States. That makes it more rampant than H1N1.
Cows must be stopped.
All but one of the victims died from head or chest injuries; the last died after a cow knocked him down and a syringe in his pocket injected him with an antibiotic meant for the cow. In at least one case the animal attacked from behind, when the person wasn’t looking. Older men with arthritis and hearing aids have the highest risk of being injured by livestock, the report says.
He who wields the cattle prod gets the hoof.