It's the aspect of disaster preparedness that disaster preparedness really can't handle -- panic -- and discussion of it comes up at the very end of this week\u2019s Network World story headlined: \u201cBird flu: IT pros planning for the worst.\u201d "You've got a human fear factor, and you may have people reacting in a way you couldn't predict," says Paul Beaudry, director of technical services for JRI, a Canadian agribusiness company. "You may have a quarantine situation and business can be impacted - there's no question. But you have to keep the business running." Someone has to keep the business running, but that doesn\u2019t mean it has to be me \u2013 or you, for that matter. I don\u2019t say this to be flip, but rather to drive home the point that this is one of those situations where the experts only know so much and the rest of us know a whole lot less -- especially as relates to the question of how ordinary human beings might react when the matter becomes one of life or death.Let\u2019s face it, when that happens our primary loyalties will be to our families and Charles Darwin. So what are you going to do when the boss asks if you\u2019d mind venturing into a flu \u201chot zone\u201d because that Exchange Server is acting up again?