Pope Benedict XVI spent the morning in central Italy to visit victims of the earthquake that rocked the Abruzzo region on 6 April. Arriving at the destroyed village of Ona, the pope expressed his condolences to the victims of the earthquake, but is adamant that the village and the region will be regenerated. Then Benedict XVI kissed the baby carried by his mother.
Three people were admitted to hospitals in Prague with suspected swine flu, reports Czech agencies. In one of the hospitals admitted a young man who recently returned from Mexico in and showed symptoms of swine flu. Research results will be clear tomorrow. The other two have no symptoms of the deadly virus, but remain under surveillance because they have recently returned from Mexico.
We must be prepared for the worst. We should not underestimate the threat. It said French President Nicolas Sarkozy in a commentary for "swine flu" during a joint news conference with Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said on euronews. In his words the most important thing is now people are aware of the risk and measures to be taken.
Pig farm in the Mexican state of Veracruz is probably outbreak, which has gone to the deadly outbreak "swine flu", AP. Although health officials denied the citizens believe that their city is where the virus has mutated.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened a special meeting devoted to the problems with swine flu and Israel prepare for possible expansion of the epidemic, AFP reported. The meeting was convened hours after it became known that the country has already found two cases of swine flu H1N1, which officially announced by the Ministry of Health of the country.
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declares emergency over swine flu so called, which in neighboring Mexico state that killed 149 people. Schwarzenegger's decision to allow the Legislature to use additional resources and powers to assist the Ministry of Health of California, and faster and easier to purchase medical equipment and medicines.
New powerful earthquake shook central Italy. The quake was fixed at 11. 27 hours local time and by force 4. 3 Richter, reported Monday. According to Lamb Ansa tremor is 4. 9 on the Richter scale. The epicenter of the earthquake, and formerly located near the town of L'Aquila, Abruzzo region.
207 people reached the number of deaths after the earthquake in Italy. This was announced by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi during a statement broadcast live on CNN. 15 others still missing. Over 1500 injured. Identified bodies of 190 dead, said he.