Swine Flu Updates May 2, 2009

The alerts keep coming in at a regular pace, many of them. Here are just a few of them:

Nearly 300 at Hong Kong hotel placed under quarantineHundreds of guests and staff were under quarantine in China on Saturday after health officials determined that a hotel guest had contracted the H1N1 virus.
South Korean officials on Saturday confirmed their first case — a 51-year-old nun who recently traveled to Mexico for volunteer work.

China asks WHO experts to join influenza-prevention team
Xinhua – China
The two sides agreed to work together to give the public the latest and
most accurate information about influenza A/H1N1. WHO also promised to help
China …

S. Korea reports 1st confirmed case of type-A influenza
Thai News Agency MCOT – Bangkok,Thailand
SEOUL, May 2 (Yonhap) — South Korea Saturday reported its first confirmed
case of type-A influenza, amid a heightening alert against the deadly virus
that …

India reports 4 cases of suspected influenza A/H1N1
Xinhua – China
NEW DELHI, May 2 (Xinhua) — India Saturday reported four cases of
suspected influenza A/H1N1 cases and all the four have been quarantined in
the same …

Flu spreads, Mexico shuts down
فرانسه ۲۴ – Issy-les-Moulineaux,France
The influenza A (H1N1) epidemic has spread across three continents, with
Mexico beginning a five-day nationwide shut-down in an attempt to contain
the …

Flu patients given priority
Cay Compass – Grand Cayman,Cayman Islands
Health officials are awaiting the results of tests on six local patients
suffering from influenza to determine if they have swine flu. …


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2 Responses to “Swine Flu Updates May 2, 2009”

  1. Anito Says:

    3 people suspected of the flu were quarantined this week as they passed through the thermal scanner in the airport. 2 were a couple from hong kong and 1 was a caucasian from mexico.

    • elbohemio Says:

      As you may already know Texas has had its first death. Actually in our area malaria is more dangerous. Hope all is well in your part of the world.

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