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Old 04-30-2009, 07:25 PM
 
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Originally Posted by andreabeth View Post
They don't seem to be doing a very good job of it, now do they?
Patient Zero (Five-year-old Edgar Enrique Hernandez) is recovering:

"Despite a persistent cough, Hernandez does not, he insists, feel sick. "Not anymore," he says. "I feel good."

and

"After the outbreak, authorities in La Gloria fumigated the streets and houses, gave checkups to the patients and distributed vaccines"

At the Center of the Swine Flu Outbreak - washingtonpost.com

Also, Global awareness was raised, Mexican cities have shut down, health officials from around the World are looking for the origins of the disease in Mexico.

Could more have been done? sure, but that is true of any emergency (remember Katrina?).
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