Two 1970s era commercials warning of a swine flu epidemic:
Those shots were recalled, by the way, for causing more harm than good in a startling number of people.
All that being said ... why wait for a crises to make sure you have food, water & other supplies on hand? Chances are good that if you live in the US, you're in flood/hurricane/earthquake/snow storm territory and face the very real, very quantifiable threat of possible isolation on a far more regular basis than the media feels the need to trumpet. Do your local service agencies a favor and prepare to take care of your own family in the event of a disaster.