May 4, 2009

THEY AREN'T MAKING EPIDEMICS LIKE THEY USED TO:

Flu's reach is nearly nationwide (Liz Szabo, 5/04/09, USA TODAY)

Doctors at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expressed caution about the outbreak even as Mexican health officials said that the new flu strain appears to have peaked, with fewer cases overall and fewer people being hospitalized.

Mexico has 506 confirmed flu cases and 19 deaths. Worldwide, tests confirm 898 cases of swine flu in 18 countries and 20 deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Posted by Orrin Judd at May 4, 2009 6:38 AM
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