Update: Infections With a Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Virus -- United States and Other Countries, April 28, 2009

May 2009
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/1/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 16, p431
The article reports cases of infections with a swine origin influenza A(H1N1) virus in the United States and in other countries as of April 28, 2009. There were 64 confirmed cases in the U.S., 26 in Mexico and 6 in Canada. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the emergency use of Tamiflu and Relenza for the treatment of influenza. Routine illness detection at ports of entry are being conducted and travel warning for Mexico have been issued. Social distancing intervention for infected patients are recommended.


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