Here's another piece about the situation in NYC and the school closings:
Workers target swine flu virus at 3 NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — Maintenance workers are scrubbing down three public schools in New York City that were closed because of a swine flu outbreak.
The city's Education Department spokeswoman Margie Feinberg says desks, tables, floors, doors and door handles are being disinfected.
The city announced Thursday that it was closing the schools in Queens after hundreds of children went home sick with flu symptoms.
Adn for the global outlook on the H1N1 situation here is the latest WHO info:
WHO chief warns against false security about flu
* WHO chief says too early to relax about flu outbreaks
* Margaret Chan calls for fast sharing of H1N1 virus samples
* Warns newly-discovered strain may have global implications
* Parts of Southeast Asia seen at particular threat
(Adds comments on vaccine production, latest WHO tally)
The mixed messages are disturbing, first the all out media blitz on H1N1, to an almost no mention in the media..
WHO relaxes guidance to close schools and now warns against false security
Meanwhile pharma is ...
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L), Sanofi-Aventis SASY.O, Novartis (NOVN.VX), Baxter International (BAX.N) and other pharmaceutical companies others
are awaiting WHO guidance about whether to start mass-producing vaccines to fight H1N1, which may force them to cut production of seasonal flu
I thought they already were in the process of developing a vaccine, now they are waiting on WHO?
Strange deal this whole H1N1 event...
Just make sure to use prevention measures and keep your families as safe as possible, about all we can do