More people were infected by swine flu.
Swine flu virus has killed 149 people in Mexico.
Children cannot go to school or play outside.
They have to wear masks.
There is more swine flu cases in the U.S.A. and Europe.
40 people were infected by swine flu in the U.S.A.
A man from Spain who visited Mexico also get swine flu.
The WHO fear that the swine flu will become a pandemic soon.
The last flu pandemic was ‘Hong Kong flu’ in 1968.
‘Hong Kong flu’ killed about 1 million people.
I think Uncle Nisar (in Palo Alto, CA), Uncle Arif (Columbus, OH) and Uncle Mahboob (LA, CA) must be careful and read my blog so that they’ll know how to avoid swine flu.
WHO statement on swine flu
GENEVA (Reuters) – Following is the text of a World Health Organization statement issued on Monday after an emergency committee meeting on swine flu.
The Committee considered available data on confirmed outbreaks of A/H1N1 swine influenza in the United States of America, Mexico, and Canada. The Committee also considered reports of possible spread to additional countries.
On the advice of the Committee, the WHO Director-General decided on the following.
The Director-General has raised the level of influenza pandemic alert from the current phase 3 to phase 4.