Swine Flu

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

91 confirmed cases in the United States. 1st case was a 5year old in mexico who is now well. A 23month old boy died in houston tx. He visited from mexico with family in tx. and was already infected. He was hospitialized on April 4th and few days later showed symptoms. It is detected in influenza type A with H1N1 found in the culture. Symptoms include more vomiting and diarrhea than regular type A influenza. Also, really high fever. Half of NYC cases came from a school that did not shut down and continued with a shin dig of some sort. If u are sick or your child, stay home and call your health department and report symptoms and get further advice. If u are in an infected state, get a mask and keep on hand and if u get sick, wear it in public if u have to be in public and please dont get near others or sit in a waiting room. It is contagious and possibly deadly. Tamiflu is effective if caught early enough, so far. emoticon emoticon
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    it's sad.... washing hands and taking time off from work or school for being sick.... you would think it was a foreign language in our country... and why? I don't have answers, just even more questions. I hope everyone stays healthy!
    4319 days ago
    I have been constantly washing my hands more.I tell the kids to wash more often now.
    Wash before eating.
    Wash after using restroom.
    I feel myself getting paranoid and I keep on praying.
    The kids are in school right now.
    I belive in the blood of Jesus.I feel God will protect us in His son's name.
    4320 days ago
    Thanks for the info Lesa. It can be very scary. I'm constantly washing my hands after touching anything. I also use those wipes the grocery store provides to wipe down the cart I'm using.
    4320 days ago
  • SANDRA0011
    This is very scary and we all need to do our part...not to catch it.
    4320 days ago
    I do agree that people need to stay home if they are sick. The other thing I had heard was the mask wont do any good agaisnt this virus.

    4320 days ago
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