Friday, May 1, 2009

What is Swine Flu

According to the World Health Organization on this Friday the number of people infected with the H1N1 virus reached 331 people. On thursday, the number of confirmed cases of the swine flu were 257. Between thursday to Friday the number of confirmed cases of the virus increased 74 more people worldwide. Seems the flu is spreading quickly. So far, the swine flu has spread to 11 countries, but with most cases concentrated in the western hemisphere. So far, we have no confirmed case that the transmission of the virus was made human-to-human. Just in USA, the number of confirmed cases of the flu was 109 with one death. Mexico, has the largest number of confirmed cases with 156 people infected and 9 deaths attributed from the virus. Nonetheless, Mexican officials said the death toll had risen to 12 and they suspect more 150 deaths in the country are linked to the virus....

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