Mexico shuts schools around capital in flu scare
April 24th, 2009 in Breaking News
Mexico shuts schools around capital in flu scare | Reuters.
Reuters – Women wear masks as they walk past a closed school in Mexico City April 24, 2009. A deadly strain of …
MEXICO CITY, April 24 (Reuters) - Mexico canceled classes for millions of children in its sprawling capital city and surrounding area on Friday after influenza killed more than 20 people in recent weeks.
The World Health Organization said it was concerned over what it called 800 “influenza-like” cases in Mexico, and also about a confirmed outbreak of swine flu in the United States.
U.S. health authorities were unsure whether the outbreak of a new kind of swine flu in California and Texas, which have borders with Mexico, was related to the unusually late and severe flu season in that country.
Source: Mexico shuts schools around capital in flu scare | Reuters