Monday, April 27, 2009


The Department Of Homeland Security is not testing airplane travelers from Mexico for the Swine Flu Virus. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says 'right now we don't think the facts warrant more active testing and screening of passenger coming from Mexico. The President of Mexico Felipe Calderon has assumed new powers to isolate people affected with the deadly swine flu that health officials say has killed up to 103 people and and likely sickened 1,600 people in the country of Mexico since April 13. The streets of Mexico stood empty on Sunday and they expect the same thing on Monday because, there was no one attended Church on Sunday in a predominately Roman Catholic Country. They had a soccer game in Mexico City the Capital of Mexico and no one attended the soccer game it was virtually a empty stadium other than security. The Mexican Government is handing out surgical mask to stem the passing of the Swine Flu disease to there fellow Mexican citizens. The Swine Flu has Spread beyond the borders and with over 40 confirmed cases in the United states and suspected cases in Canada, France, New Zealand and Spain. The United States has declared a Public health emergency providing easier access to testing and medications and enhanced surveillance along the Mexican border. The World Health Organization has asked all countries around the world to step up reporting and surveillance of the disease, as airports around he world were screening travelers for flu like symptoms. The Department Of Homeland Security is planning to close schools if the outbreak reaches a critical level. The Department is planning to release some of its stockpiles of "Anti-Flu Drugs" TamiFlu and Relenza to States all around the country.

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