Thursday, April 30, 2009

Vice President Biden Recommends Individuals to Avoid Confined Places

Vice President Biden tells morning news television show that "I would not go anywhere in confined places now." The CDC has raised the number of confirmed cases of swine flu in the U.S. to 109. Mexico's President has urged all Mexicans to stay home over the coming four day holiday. Mexico has reported that most deaths have come with people in the 20 to 40 year old age group. Montgomery County, Maryland in the Washington, D.C. suburbs has reported a suspected case of swine flu. Many parents are keeping their children home from school as a precaution to avoid their children catching the swine flu. Health officials have said that individuals with impaired respiratory and weakened immune systems need to take special precautions and to avoid crowded places.