April 30, 2009 — Swine flu cases proceed to develop within the U.S. and other nations, as the world observes to see on the off chance that swine flu will gotten to be a widespread.
Swine flu has sickened at least 109 individuals within the U.S. and at slightest 257 individuals around the world, agreeing to the CDC and the World Wellbeing Organization.
Here is the CDC’s most recent count of lab-confirmed human cases of swine flu contamination within the U.S.:
Modern York: 50 cases Texas: 26 cases (counting one passing detailed recently) California: 14 cases South Carolina: 10 cases Kansas: 2 cases Massachusetts: 2 cases Arizona: 1 case Indiana: 1 case Michigan: 1 case Nevada: 1 case Ohio: 1 case
One more case has been affirmed in Georgia by state wellbeing authorities. That case isn’t included in today’s CDC list.
The CDC upgrades its swine flu case list once every day, and cases affirmed by state or nearby wellbeing authorities after that day by day due date get included to the official count the taking after day.
More cases are anticipated, and so are more passings from swine flu, Richard Besser, MD, the CDC’s acting executive, said nowadays at a news conference.
Here is the World Wellbeing Organization’s most recent list of affirmed cases:
U.S.: 109 cases (counting one passing) Mexico: 97 cases (counting seven passings) Canada: 19 cases Spain: 13 cases U.K.: 8 cases Germany: 3 cases Unused Zealand: 3 cases Israel: 2 cases Austria: 1 case Netherlands: 1 case Switzerland: 1 case
Swine Flu School Closings
Swine flu nowadays provoked Fortification Worth, Texas, to incidentally near all of its open schools until May 11 at the most punctual, after swine flu was affirmed in one understudy and three other understudies have “likely” swine flu, concurring to Post Worth’s school area.
Other school closings may happen, and wellbeing authorities have over and over prescribed that guardians arrange ahead for what they would do in the event that their child’s school briefly closed due to swine flu.
Diverse communities will likely take distinctive activities to reply to swine flu, and “that’s a great thing,” Besser said nowadays.
For occurrence, Besser famous reports that Texas has had broader school closures than other states. “We’ll see to see what was the affect of that… was that an successful methodology,” said Besser, who alluded to the swine flu infection as the “H1N1 infection.”
Columnist Salynn Boyles contributed to this report.