Sick: Nearly 3,000 people worldwide are suspected to be infected with the swine flu including the following confirmed cases; Mexico – 99, US – 93, Canada – 19, Spain – 10, Great Britain – 5, Germany – 4, New Zealand – 3 , Israel – 2 , and one in Switzerland, Austria, and the Netherlands.
The CDC has confirmed swine flu infections in 11 different states including
The WHO raised its pandemic alert to a phase 5 level which is the second highest on its 6 level scale.
The Obama Administration publicly announced that it is against closing the U.S – Mexican border at this time. They stated that it would provide very limited benefits but would be a huge task.
School Closings reach nearly 100 schools in the
The Mexican government officials suspend all nonessential business activity until May 5th. It also cancels all public events and begins handing out masks to citizens.
Texas Governor Rick Perry releases a disaster declaration and the state athletics association suspends all sports competitions until at least May 11th
The largest providers of respiratory masks in the