I apparently got stung with the Adobe flash virus.  Now I cannot open any .pdf files from the internet.

I apparently got stung with the Adobe flash virus and now I cannot open any Adobe .pdf files from the internet.  Fix?

Go to F_Secure's Flashback Removal Tool web page, download their Flashback trojan detection/removal tool, and follow the instructions you find there.
Also install the latest java update which also tries to remove these trojans.
Java for OS X Lion 2012-003
And only download the adobe flash plugin from the adobe site.
Update:
Just because you cannot download pdf may not be an indication of the trojan.  There's been a number of reports about problems like that with pdf's.  Look at the More Like This section on the right side of this page.

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