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Why has the swine flu infection been deadlier in Mexico than in the U.S.?

Asked by iqbal ahmed, 29 Apr '09 07:11 pm
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Mexico seems to be experiencing a very different and much scarier outbreak than the rest of the world. More than 2,000 suspected swine-flu cases have been reported in several Mexican states, with more than 150 deaths. Those numbers are still preliminary and are expected to rise as blood samples from Mexican patients continue to be tested for the A/H1N1 swine-flu virus. Lack of laboratory capacity to run the time-consuming blood tests has so far held up the confirmation of cases there.

On Tuesday the government of Mexico City ordered gyms, discos, theaters and all sit-down restaurants (excluding those that serve only take-out) closed until at least May 6, in an effort to limit public gatherings and the spread of the virus. As epidemiologists swarm the country in an effort to trace the virus\'s spread, the big question remains: Why is the disease seemingly so much more deadly in Mexico than anywhere else? \"This will be the object of a great deal of research and attention,\" said Ke ...more
Answered by parveen, 30 Apr '09 11:08 am

 
  
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There are more pigfarms is mexico . .
Answered by varun shende, 29 Apr '09 07:15 pm

 
  
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