Saturday, 9 May 2009

Swine Flu in Japan and U.S.A

Three people from Tokyo have a swine flu infection, which is the first time was in Japan. The three swine flu patients are known as passenger airline arrived at Narita International Airport, Tokyo, after the air travel from Detroit.

According to NHK, Saturday (9 / 5), two patients swine flu was the secondary school students and one other is a teacher who just follow the school holidays in Canada. They simply have a positive swine flu after the initial medical examination and are currently to be a quarantine in a hospital that is located not far from Narita Airport.

In U.S, case of swine flu has increased 2 times.However , Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dave Daigle, emphasizing the epidemic is not growing rapidly.

World Health Organization (WHO) reported a case of swine flu was found in 25 countries. According to the official director of the WHO global influenza program, Sylvie Briand, so far there are 2500 cases of swine flu in the world, the latest in 4 cases found in Brazil.