Sunday, April 26, 2009
MEXICO SWINE FLU STATE OF EMERGENCY
In a article by the Bloomberg News by Thomas Black the man who greeted President Obama at Mexico's Anthropology Museums in Mexico City by Felipe Solis a Distinguished Archaeologist died the following day with symptoms similar to the Swine flu., Roforma Newspaper reported in Mexico. The newspaper did not confirm that Solis had the swine flu. The Mexican government is distributing masks to prevent the spread of the disease across the country of Mexico. There is no vaccine for the new strain of Swine flu. There are close to 1,300 new cases of swine flu in Mexico and 82 reported deaths of this new Strain of Swine Flu. There are several reported cases in the United States in California, New York, Texas, and Kansas. It is estimated that there are 11 confirmed cases of the swine flu in the United States. The Center Of Disease Control says that it is probably too late to control a outbreak. Therefore, is a possible outbreak a New York City School where 100 students are being tested for swine flu. The leading Health Officials in New York City say the 8 students probably have the swine flu and they giving them the proper medication. There has also, been patients in California and Texas with mild forms of the swine flu. The swine flu is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by Type A influenza viruses. Outbreaks of Swine Flu regularly happen in pigs. Human beings rarely get Swine flu but human infections can and do happen. The symptoms of Swine Flu is similar to the regular flu including fever, cough, soar throat, body aches, headaches, chills and fatigue. Some people have reported vomiting and diarrhea associated with the Swine Flu. Finally, the White House is monitoring the situation and following all the cases of Swine Flu in America.