"It will not be six months before the world tests Barack Obama like they did John Kennedy. The world is looking. We're about to elect a brilliant 47-year-old senator president of the United States of America. Remember I said it standing here if you don't remember anything else I said. Watch, we're gonna have an international crisis, a generated crisis, to test the mettle of this guy." -- Joe Biden
I read 25-49yrs are the victims.
The Philippines Department of Agriculture bans pigs and pig products from the United States and Mexico.
Mexican Health Minister confirms 44 new fatal swine influenza cases; total reaches 64.
BULLETIN -- NEW YORK CITY OFFICIALS SAY UP TO 200 CHILDREN SICK AT QUEENS HIGH SCHOOL; INITIAL TESTS APPEAR TO SHOW SWINE FLU.
BULLETIN -- TEXAS HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSES CIBOLO HIGH SCHOOL, URGES THE POSTPONEMENT OF GUADALUPE COUNTY GATHERINGS.
A seventh case of swine flu has been confirmed in California, according to the Reuters news agency.
BRITISH AIRLINES CREW MEMBER TAKEN TO HOSPITAL WITH FLU-LIKE ILLNESS.
Suspected swine influenza cases reported in Minnesota and Massachusetts.
What are the symptoms of swine flu in humans?
The symptoms of swine flu in people are expected to be similar to the symptoms of regular human seasonal influenza and include fever, lethargy, lack of appetite and coughing. Some people with swine flu also have reported runny nose, sore throat, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
WASHINGTON, April 25 (Reuters) - A new and unusual strain of swine flu is likely widespread and impossible to contain at this point, experts agree.
The H1N1 strain has killed at least 20 people and possibly 48 more in Mexico and has been confirmed in at least eight people in the United States, all of whom had mild illness.
Originally posted by Vitchilo
However, it is not the virus that is directly causing the damage to the lungs - it is the body's own response to infection.
Nicaraguan government restricts importation of pig and pig products from Mexico due to swine influenza.
Originally posted by toepick
Yahoo news is reporting, from a news conference, that the NYC cases are so far HUMAN flu virus. In any case, they all doing okay and none of them are hospitalized.
For those who think it's not infecting the young. I heard it infected two high school kids in Texas. The newest third case in Texas is of a 10 year old. So I guess its now 10-49. This strain will mutate like crazy.