Friday, August 28, 2009


From the CDC (U.S. statistics):

How many cases of novel H1N1 flu infection have been reported in the United States?

When the novel H1N1 flu outbreak was first detected in mid-April 2009, CDC began working with states to collect, compile and analyze information regarding the novel H1N1 flu outbreak, including the numbers of confirmed and probable cases of disease. From April 15, 2009 to July 24, 2009, states reported a total of 43,771 confirmed and probable cases of novel influenza A (H1N1) infection. Of these cases reported, 5,011 people were hospitalized and 302 people died. On July 24, 2009, confirmed and probable case counts were discontinued. Aggregate national reports of hospitalizations and deaths will continue at this time.

Week ending August 28~

Last week hospitalizations  7983 -------------472 additional hospitalizations

This week 8843-------------950 new hospitalizations

Previous Death toll 522--------45 people died of Swine flu last week
Current death toll 556 ------- 34 people died of Swine flu this week


Distributorcap said...

wait till flu season - the media is gonna eat this up

Fran said...

Yea damn.... not hearing about it much now.