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Swine Flu pandemic starting in Mexico-California-Texas Video

April 25, 2009

A new swine flu strain that has killed as many as 68 people and sickened more than 1,000 across Mexico has “pandemic potential,” the World Health Organization chief said Saturday, and it may be too late to contain the sudden outbreak.

The disease has already reached Texas and California, and with 24 new suspected cases reported Saturday in Mexico City alone, schools were closed and all public events suspended in the capital until further notice — including more than 500 concerts and other gatherings in the metropolis of 20 million.

Learn more about global pandemics in the excellent book “Pandemics (Global Perspectives)”.
Pandemics (Global Perspectives)