Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The Pig vs. the Census Taker: Who Will Win?

TT Note: Here's an interesting story on the possible source for the Mexican swine flu. Note how the blame for the outbreak is listed as potentially coming from America. It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Of course, if the consensus is a census worker, that will make the current door to door census salesmen types highly suspect. Oops, I forgot, they already are.

Mexico tries to focus on source of infection

By Tracy Wilkinson and Cecilia Sánchez
April 28, 2009

Reporting from Mexico City -- With the death toll climbing, Mexican authorities at the center of an international swine flu epidemic struggled Monday to piece together its lethal march, with attention focusing on a 4-year-old boy and a pig farm.

The boy, who survived the illness, has emerged as Mexico's earliest known case of the never-before-seen virus, Health Secretary Jose Angel Cordova said Monday. It provides an important clue to the unique strain's path......,0,1701782.story

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