Skip to comments.Swine Flu Cases Spread Across U.S., Though Only One Death Confirmed
Posted on 04/29/2009 9:28:02 PM PDT by metmom
The swine flu outbreak continued to fan out across the United States on Wednesday, with confirmed cases now in 11 states and possible cases in several more -- though American deaths haven't become widespread despite the confirmation that a Mexican toddler who was visiting Texas with his family had died from the flu.
In California, dozens of Marines were confined after one came down with the disease. Some 100 schools were closed, and more might need to be shut down temporarily.
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Be careful about where you read something. That only makes sense with a defective ear drum, also known as the tympanic membrane.
1918 flu’s virulence and mortality is explained by the cytokine storm hypothesis. I don’t have a problem with that explanation, but I’m not sure if the underlying immunology is anything more than just speculation, i.e. their immune systems’ response was too robust because they were young and healthy. Why did only some of those exposed to the 1918 flu have a fatal cytokine storm? I need more details.
When you hvae an epidemic, you isolate the locus of infection. That’s Mexico.
But they won’t do that because it might just slow the invasion of illegals.