19 May 2009

New York UPDATE

CONFIRMED CASES RISE TO 230

Jewish Assistant Principal 
Is First NYC Swine Flu Death


Many Worried About Mitchell Weiner, while Hundreds Of Students Sick And Parents Extremely Worried. Since Wednesday morning ... scores of people have come to visit ... Between my brothers' friends, my friends, family, his friends and people in the community, it's always full in the waiting room."

SCHOOLS TO BE CLOSED UNTIL MAY 22
Another round of closings has hit the New York City school system because of the swine flu. Three schools in Queens will shut down for five days ... 16 NYC Schools Now Closed Amid Swine Flu Fears


BLOOMBERG:   
'We Can't Stop The Virus; 
Goal Is To Minimize'





FRIEDEN:   'We Fully Expect 
To See More Severe Illness 
In The Coming Days'








Images from newsday.com

UPDATE:  Up to 100,000 cases in the 48 States
Hospitalization:  Unusual for those under 20 in Intensive Care

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