Sunday, April 26, 2009

Swine Flu

The swine flu has surfaced in places from the United States and as far as New Zealand. Cases in the US have sprung up in California, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, and New York. Those ill have been between the ages of 7 and 54.

Mexico has been the country with the most cases, including 86 deaths. "There, the disease has killed up to 86 people and likely sickened nearly 1,400 since April 13." The US has had 20 sicknesses and all patients have recovered with only one hospitalization. Around the world there have been cases reported, including: 13 cases in New Zealand, 6 in Canada, 7 in Spain, 1 in France, and 1 in Israel. It is believed that those who have traveled to Mexico recently have brought the flu back to their homelands.

The White House had announced that “It’s not a time to panic."

To learn more about the swine flu, click here for some more facts.

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