It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Originally posted by severdsoul
I know i dont post much but read every post in here. You guys do great work. Not much need for me to post much its already on the thread when i find it before i can post it.
A technician was transporting the container on Monday night to the Swiss national flu centre in Geneva, where scientists are developing a flu test for humans, police said.
More at Links...
CDC "Tweeting" Swine Flu Updates
(CBS) Just in case you're not getting enough up-to-the-minute news about swine flu, you can log in to Twitter to get updates from the government's Centers for Disease Control.
The CDC is using Twitter to spread the word on how not to spread or get swine flu. The CDC has several Twitter accounts including @CDCemergency, which is posting new recommendations, bulletins on confirmed cases, and information on antiviral drugs and other ways to deal with or prevent the disease.
The Associated Press reports that there have been more than 1,600 reported cases and the number of suspected deaths has reached 149 in Mexico. At 1 p.m. Eastern Monday, the CDC reported 40 confirmed cases in the United States: California (7), Kansas (2), New York City (28), Ohio (1), and Texas (2). One person has been hospitalized, but there have been no deaths.
More at Link...
Mexico Slammed for Slow Response
As the swine flu crisis threatens to become a global pandemic, health experts are asking whether the health system in Mexico, where the virus originated, is up to dealing with the outbreak and whether an earlier response might have prevented its worldwide spread.
Both the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have sent teams into Mexico after government officials there requested their assistance.
As of Tuesday morning, the virus was suspected to have caused 152 deaths in Mexico. But with thousands more patients yet to be tested, observers warn the worst may be yet to come.
Two deaths in Southern California may be due to swine flu, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's office.
The Los Angeles Times reported on its Web site that tests are being conducted and no official cause of death has been determined.
However, a spokesman for the county coroner told the newspaper that the death of a 33-year-old Long Beach man came after he had swine flu symptoms. Doctors disagnosed him with pneumonia.
The second death also involved pneumonia. Doctors said a 45-year-old man from La Mirada died last Wednesday at a hospital in Norwalk, but the county health department refused to sign the death certificate and wanted to investigate further, the newspaper reported.
Originally posted by KonigKaos
I have a feeling its gonna spread but really only make people sick.
Deaths will stay confined to Mexico for the most part
What are your thoughts?