posted on Oct, 26 2009 @ 01:20 PM
This was a local headline today:
KOB TV News
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Health providers in Santa Fe say they're slammed as the swine flu outbreak has infected patients at a steeper and earlier
rate than anticipated.
At Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe, the flu pandemic has resulted in a busy staff, longer waits and higher admission rates.
And health officials say the hospital isn't alone.
Dr. Richard Lieberman manages Santa Fe Urgent Care and clinics in Los Alamos and Espanola. He says he's seeing an incredible surge in patient loads.
Our state is already out of H1N1 flu shoots with a promise of more to come soon but it looks like it's taken off like wildfire here...