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Mexico Swine Flu

Mexican Media Warn Of Alarming Increase In Swine Flu

AP | KATHERINE CORCORAN | Posted 03.27.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Three years after swine flu closed Mexico City and caused an international scare, the Mexican government and local media are at od...

Mexico Confirms Two More Swine Flu Deaths, Toll At 66

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico has confirmed two more deaths from swine flu, bringing the death toll to 66, the health secretary said Friday. Tests have ...

What We Can Learn About Racism From The Swine Flu Scare: Analysis

Huffington Post Contributor | Catesby Holmes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Front-page images of Mexican soldiers wearing surgical masks and armed with machine guns; 71 healthy Mexican citizens quarantined for two weeks in a H...

Swine flu tally, Dr. Anne Schuchat, "tip of the iceberg"

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The number of cases of swine flu may have been several times higher than reported and the potential for rapid spread of the illness...

Swine Flu Playing A Role In Mexican Politics

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The slumping economy and the bloody drug war had been Mexican voters' top worries ahead of midterm elections in July. Then the mysterious A(H1N1) viru...

WHO: Swine Flu Could Infect 2 Billion People If Becomes Pandemic

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The media's coverage of the H1N1 swine flu epidemic has been criticized by many for being overblown, fire-fanning, scare-mongering, overly hyped, and ...

A Day Without Tourists

Mike Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mike Davis

There are no tourists. Nada. Although the only confirmed swine flu cases locally are across the border in San Diego, Tijuana as usual bears the stigma.

Mexicans Hurt By Swine Flu Prejudice

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY -- China holds 70 healthy Mexicans in forced isolation. Paris airport baggage handlers refuse to touch suitcases from Mexican planes. Mexi...

China, WHO Downplay Quarantine Controversy With Mexico

Global Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Following its accusation of China's "discrimination" against its citizens during attempts to contain the far-reaching A (H1N1) influenza, the Mexican ...

China Swine Flu Response Criticized As "Unjustified"

Inter Press Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Antoaneta Bezlova BEIJING, May 5 (IPS) - Rebuked in the past for its sluggish response and attempts to cover up the 2003 outbreak of severe acut...

Swine Flu Hits Sex Industry

The Mex Files | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the street, the only mask is a condom. So says Fátima, a 40 year old Parque Sullivan "strolling hostess" interviewed by AFP....

Mexico swine flu death toll jumps to 19

AP | ALEXANDRA OLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico reported three new deaths from the swine flu epidemic Saturday and urged citizens not to let their guard down against a vir...

SWINE FLU: Mexican Soccer Player Threatens Rival With Bodily Fluids (VIDEO)

Huffington Post Contributor | Catesby Holmes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Catesby Holmes The panic about swine flu reached a new pinnacle of absurdity this morning when a Mexican soccer player apparently threatened a Chi...

Cure For Hispanic Hysteria and Swine Flu the Same: Chill Out

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

The nation has gone from zero to hysterical and the "Dirty Mexicans" everyone has been fretting about since the illegal immigration issue reared its ugly head just got dirtier.

Flu Fears: Iraq To Kill Wild Boars At Zoo

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government decided Thursday to kill three wild boars at the Baghdad Zoo amid worldwide fears of swine flu, officials said. ...

Swine Flu: Mexico Urges People To Stay Home For 5 Days

AP | PAUL HAVEN and NIKO PRICE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's top medical officer voiced optimism Thursday that swine flu has slowed in the nation hardest hit by the virus, but the Wo...

Swine Flu Threatens To Be Deadlier Than SARS, Bird Flu

Inter Press Service | Marwaan Macan-Markar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK, Apr 29 (IPS) - When the World Health Organisation (WHO) raised the influenza pandemic alert from phase three to an ominous phase four warn...

Jason Linkins

White House Press Corps Ask Same Swine Flu Question Seven Times (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When White House reporters get the scent of a non-story in their nostrils, they pursue it with a maniacal zeal. And they won't just sit there and take "No" for an answer.

Montezuma's Revenge: Can The Best Thing About Mexico Really Be Beverly Hills Chihuahua?

Betsy Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Betsy Perry

Used to be the worst thing about visiting Mexico was drinking the water or tickling an ice cube in your margarita. Getting Montezuma's Revenge seems the least of Mexico's headaches for now.

Swine Flu Could Have Started In US: Mexican Health Secretary Jose Angel Cordova

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As more swine flu cases are reported, Mexico is fighting the claim that the disease started within its borders. The push back is becoming increasingl...

Mexico Combats Swine Flu With Forced Quarantines

Christian Science Monitor | Sara Miller Llana | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Streets in Mexico City that are normally choked with traffic were free-flowing over the weekend. Bars and churches were shut, and parks were empty. Th...

"Patient Zero" Identified in Mexican Flu Outbreak?

David Kirby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Kirby

Mexican Health Secretary Jose Angel Cordova announced Monday evening that officials have identified what they believe to be the earliest known case of the swine flu outbreak.

Swine Flu Travel Warnings: Europeans Urged To Avoid Mexico, US Amidst Outbreak | Chris McGreal in Washington, Jo Tuckman in Mexico City and Rachel Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The EU's health commissioner today urged Europeans to postpone non-essential travel to Mexico and the US, as the death toll from the virus in Mexico r...

SWINE FLU: Mexico Faces Criticism Over Response

AP | NIKO PRICE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Two weeks after the first known swine flu death, Mexico still hasn't given medicine to the families of the dead. It hasn't determi...