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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Report Shows Prediction About Swine Flu In US

Via, ABC news:

Up to half of the population of the U.S. could come down with the swine flu and 90,000 could die this season, according to a dire report from the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

From the CDC (Center For Disease Control and prevention map of the weekly Surveillance Report, week 32, week ending August 15, 2009.

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On June 11, the World Health Organization raised the pandemic alert level from Phase 5 to Phase 6 indicating that an influenza pandemic is underway. The novel influenza A (H1N1) virus now will be referred to as “2009 influenza A (H1N1) virus.”