Saturday, April 25, 2009

April 25, 2009

The L.A. County Dept. of Public Health and the CDC are scrambling to address because of the very recent outbreak and pandemic in Mexico (see AP report-link below).

Extract from LACo Dept. of Public Health, 04.24.09,

A message from
Dr. Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH, Director of Public Health and
Health Officer

"A new variation of the influenza virus known as swine flu has been detected in parts of California
and Texas. We have not found any confirmed cases of this new strain in Los Angeles County, but we do expect that this type of flu will spread. In the U.S., the good news so far is that those with this virus have had only mild or moderate symptoms. However, in Mexico preliminary data suggests this may cause a more severe pattern of infection..."

Associated Press (AP) Report, 04.24.09:,2933,517790,00.html

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(Source: LACo Dept of Public Health website; and CDC_Flu_Tips3.jpg)

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