Sunday, April 26, 2009

US Declares Public Health Emergency for Swine Flu

For the past few days, Mexico has been dealing with an outbreak of Swine Flu.

Now the US has declared a public health emergency in order to prepare for a possible pandemic. As of now about 20 deaths from this virus occurred north of the border.

I haven't checked in at work yet, but I'm sure Washington State Emergency Management Division (WA EMD) is now gearing-up and putting folks on stand-by to man the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

Here's the story so far:

This morning Comrade Karla sent me us an earlier story:

The above picture by-the-way is of soldiers patrolling the streets in Mexico City.

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