Creative swine flu surgical masks

The swine flu has not only unleashed a flood of fears and concerns, but also creativity. The surgical masks people have started to wear have also become a blank canvas for some to demonstrate their individuality, creativity and sense of humor. For example, take these Mexicans, who refuse to let a little thing like a pandemic stifle them:

Photos: the Daily Telegraph

Designers, advertisers, and vapid celebrities are also getting in on the act, while the Japanese, fashion designers, Michael Jackson and Cobra Commander have been far ahead of the rest of the world on this.