Monday, April 27, 2009

Swine Flu Closes All Schools in Mexico

The federal government of Mexico has closed all schools in the nation as a precautionary measure to help stop the spread of swine flu. At present, the known death toll in Mexico is 149, but is expected to rise.

According to Associated Press, Mexico's Health Secretary Jose Angel Cordova "says only 20 of the deaths have been confirmed to be from swine flu and the government was awaiting tests results on the rest....Cordova says school at all levels nationwide are suspended until May 6. Schools had already been suspended in Mexico City and five of Mexico's 32 states."  Full Article...

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