Here's the latest numbers courtesy of www.urbansurvival.com (interesting material on this site nearly every day coming out at 9AM).
The thing to look at here is the "% Case Change" which averages out to almost 46% DAILY!. Running a quick spreadsheet (using half that growth rate) we get the following two graphs. They indicate that this may be a pretty darn big story. Now, I'm not an expert and this is a darn crude model, but why doesn't the news media contact some real experts and show us a real model?