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Health officials were advising Californians to take precautions and had alerted hospitals across the state to use "extreme infection control" measures.
Chavez said even stronger steps, including monitoring those crossing the border or even quarantines, could be considered depending on the extent or severity of the outbreak.
Michael Gruber, 17, a senior at Massapequa High School, went to bed with flulike symptoms after taking a state Regents exam on Wednesday and woke up the next morning feeling very ill. He was taken to the hospital and died Thursday afternoon. LeeAnne Burke, 27, of Bellerose, Queens, a guidance counselor at St. Francis Preparatory High School in Queens, died on Friday.
Originally posted by gourlay
I have no knowledge on the subject, so is there any possibility this shows
evidence of the flu mutating to what we have now? Or 2 completely unrelated incidents?
Originally posted by paxnatus
I mean could this be the PTB's sick and twisted way of dealing with the border problem and the ever growing population problem? Again just a theory.
Originally posted by mrwupy
Tough language, I know. I'm just trying to figure this out as the rest of us are.
It just seems logical, those that are dying are the ones with limited access to health care. The poor, the weak, The ones born to limiting circumstances, anyone in a situation where they can't get immediate proper help, will perish.
As I’m getting into the car, I notice two white cardboard boxes on the dashboard “shelf”(those familiar with the P6 Rover will know what I mean), one box is lettered in black or dark blue “VIRUEX “, the other box is labeled in red, “TAMIFIL”.
LOS ANGELES, April 24 (Reuters) - California has made a "rigorous and thorough" response to a new strain of flu that has killed up to 60 people in Mexico and infected eight in the United States, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Friday.
California, home to six of the U.S. cases, was coordinating with federal and international health experts on its plan, which includes surveillance of patients with flu-like illness, Schwarzenegger said in a statement.