Fox News reported that there are at least 100 young people ill with flu symptoms at St. Francis School in New York.
Prime Minister Aso of Japan calls emergency meeting of crisis mgt. committee in Tokyo, at 8:30 a.m. local (about one and a half hours ago).
Commits to keeping in close contact with international health agencies to exchange information, and also vows to immediately tighten up all ports of entry into Japan, land-sea-air (immigration process) through screening of all coming into Japan. Commits to keeping Japan isolated from this outbreak as best as possible.(Meanwhile, thousands of Japanese travelers are urgently cancelling all trips to Mexico (and some to US west coast) even before the string of May Japanese holidays known as Golden Week. Many restructuring to instead stay in Japan only, or perhaps visits to local Asian countries also with strict immigration/quarantine policies.
I’ve fallen behind on this thread.
I’m in Ohio and have just read the thread about the Ohio boy who has the MEXICAN swine flu.
But, I have not read how he caught it. Thus far, haven’t all who’ve contracted this been to Mexico? If not, I don’t see how a lone child in Ohio contracted it?
Ooh, not good.