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Person-to-Person Transmission Now Common Route for Swine Flu in U.S.
Date:5/8/2009

>On Thursday, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that as many as 2 billion people around the globe could become infected by swine flu, if the current outbreak turns into a pandemic.

On Friday, the World Health Organization was reporting almost 2,400 confirmed cases of swine flu in 24 countries, with Canada, Spain and the United Kingdom having the most cases outside of Mexico and the United States.

There were 1,112 laboratory-confirmed cases in Mexico, the source of the outbreak, including 42 deaths. The United States had reported 896 confirmed cases, including two deaths, the WHO said.

On Friday, reports emerged that the swine flu has extended its spread in the Southern hemisphere, where flu season is just beginning. According to the Associated Press, Argentina and Brazil have now confirmed their first cases of swine flu, joining Colombia as South American nations reporting infections.

Meanwhile in Mexico City, the government has now allowed all businesses to reopen, the Associated Press reported. This includes sports arenas, movie theaters and restaurants. However, businesses must screen for those who might be sick and surgical masks will still be mandatory for workers and customers, the AP said.

High schools and universities reopened Thursday after a two-week closure intended to limit infections. Younger children returned to school on Monday, the news service said.

U.S. Human Cases of H1N1 Flu Infection
(As of May 7, 2009, 11:00 AM ET)
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