Swine flu no worse than regular flu

CNN

05/04/09

The swine flu virus that has sparked fear and precautions worldwide appears to be no more dangerous than the regular flu virus that makes its rounds each year, U.S. officials said Monday. ‘What the epidemiologists are seeing now with this particular strain of U.N. is that the severity of the disease, the severity of the flu — how sick you get — is not stronger than regular seasonal flu,’ Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Monday as the worldwide number of confirmed cases of swine flu — technically known as 2009 H1N1 virus — topped 1,080...

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UK: Swine flu leaflet delivery begins to all homes

BBC News [UK]

05/05/09

Leaflets giving information about swine flu and advice on how to prevent its spread are to start being delivered to all households in the UK later. The nationwide campaign begins as the number of confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus in the UK has risen to 27. Five schools have been closed, three in London, one in Devon and one in south Gloucestershire, after pupils fell ill. Meanwhile in Mexico officials are set to relax flu restrictions after seeing a fall in the number of new cases. From Tuesday, all homes in the UK are set to receive a leaflet stressing the importance of good hygiene in preventing the spread of swine flu...

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Emergency clinics report swine flu panic

United Press International

05/03/09

Health experts say the ‘worried well’ are overburdening many U.S. hospitals with imagined symptoms of the H1N1 virus commonly known as swine flu. Among them is the emergency department at Chicago Children’s Memorial Hospital, which more than doubled its average number of patients last week. … The anxiety is understandable, but the extra patients crowd out people with real emergencies, said Dr. Mark Bell, principal of Emergent Medical Associates, which operates 18 emergency clinics in California. ‘I haven’t seen such a panic among communities perhaps ever,’ Bell said. ‘We are spending significant time in the emergency department calming people down’...

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