UPDATE: Monday afternoon, April 27th: WHO raises pandemic alert level; more swine flu cases feared
Sunday night, 2009-04-26, CNN - U.S. prepares for possible swine flu epidemic as global cases rise
UPDATE www.chinaview.cn 2009-04-26 18:38:42
LIMA, April 25 (Xinhua) — Public health authorities of South American countries took precautionary measures to fend off a possible pandemic after a deadly swine flu virus claimed dozens of lives in Mexico and infected at least 11 people in the United States.
“This situation has been developing quickly,” he said. “This is something we are worried about.”Asked whether the committee would address raising the agency’s alert concerning the virus to 6, a pandemic alert and the highest level on WHO’s scale, Chan said, “Yes, indeed.”