Swine Flu Mania in Argentina

Talk of swine flu has died down in the U.S., but in Argentina (where it's winter) it's all the rage and more. Exiting the plane in Buenos Aires we each had to wear a mask and then go through a health screening. Schools have been closed for a month. New restrictions have been enacted — no children shopping alone in malls alone, a seat between each person at movie theaters.

To date, 50 people have died of swine flu in Argentina.

Every year, 10,000 people die of seasonal flu in the U.S.

1 comment on “Swine Flu Mania in Argentina
  • A friend of mine is working at a public health nonprofit and because someone on her floor got swine flu, -she- is in quarantine.

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