The swine flu spreads around the world

22 Kasım 2009 Pazar
Posted by MaRKeRs

In the United States, a Mexican baby 23 months died of the H1N1 virus in Texas. The country is most affected after Mexico: 91 cases have been confirmed and 11 million antiviral treatment should be distributed. In California, authorities are investigating the cause of 2 deaths in the Los Angeles area and could be related to the swine flu. The state of emergency was declared, but the U.S. refused to close the border with Mexico. The U.S. president, Barack Obama, urged Tuesday the Congress to release $ 1.5 billion to strengthen the response capacity of the United States face a potential worsening of the epidemic. Moreover, the U.S. military investigation into a suspected case in a California Marine quarantined with the soldier who shared his room, while about thirty others are under surveillance, said Wednesday the head of the Marines.
In Mexico, the death toll nouvau "suspected" to have been caused by swine flu rises to 159, against 152 mentioned previously, but the dead "confirmed" by the analysis is reduced from 20 to 7 announced Tuesday the Minister of Health of Mexico, Jose Angel Cordova. Health services were considered far a total of 2 498 patients suspected of which 1 311 are still hospitalized. Wednesday afternoon, the revised assessment of the Ministry of Health reported 49 confirmed cases of patients infected with H1N1.
Canada, which has so far confirmed 13 cases of swine influenza (all benign), advised passengers to "defer non-essential travel to Mexico. Health authorities have warned to expect more cases and perhaps dead.

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