Swine Flu Confirmed in Texas, California, New York, Kansas and Ohio
CDC is working very closely with officials in states where human cases of swine influenza A (H1N1) have been identified, as well as with health officials in Mexico, Canada and the World Health Organization. This includes deploying staff domestically and internationally to provide guidance and technical support. CDC has activated its Emergency Operations Center to coordinate this investigation.
From 2005 to 2009 there were 12 cases of swine flu in the US.
There have been 20 cases so far this month.
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The children in New York were traveling in Cancun, Mexico. About 100 students complained of flu-like symptoms at the school.
South Korea and Japan are screening flights coming from US and Mexico.
DHS Secretary Napolitano says US will not screen flights coming from Mexico.
President Obama went golfing today.