The epidemic of Spanish flu in 1918-1919, which is the most deadly in modern history, with tens of millions of victims worldwide, was caused by a virus such as H1N1, the cause of torturing now so
Mexico prepares for five-day suspension of parts of the country's economy in an attempt to stop the spread of swine flu in the country, AFP reported. All government activities that are not essential will be suspended as cinemas and restaurants will also stop working.
Scientists in the U.S. have expressed optimism about mastering the A/H1N1 virus, better known as "swine flu". They say it shows great strength and responds well to already known drugs against it.
Israeli doctors diagnosed a third case of swine flu, reported RIA Novosti. 33-year-old patient, like both his predecessors, was infected with the virus in Mexico is considered the epicenter of the disease. His condition does not cause serious concerns in doctors.
China will quarantine all people traveling on a flight from Mexico with a man who had fallen ill from swine flu in an attempt to limit the spread of the virus.
World Health Organization (WHO) says swine flu - A/H1N1 virus has not spread beyond the boundaries of sustainable North America, Reuters reported, citing a representative of the Organization.
Canadian authorities confirmed that the province of Alberta have been diagnosed pigs infected with a strain of the swine flu virus. This was announced yesterday. The virus is transmitted by a worker who traveled to Mexico. The authorities assert that there is no danger to humans - through the consumption of pork is not disseminating the virus H1N1.
For the last 24 hours across Europe there are 10 new confirmed cases of infection with A/H1N1 virus, known as "swine flu". This has been reported in the report of the European Centre for the spread of new influenza virus. From there recall that already has the first confirmed cases of the disease in Italy and possibly Portugal.