A newly discovered flu virus is infecting people across the world, from Mexico to New York to Spain. It's too early to tell whether this new strain — which has elements of viruses that infect birds, humans and pigs — will trigger a mild pandemic, or a devastating one.
Confirmed Cases Of Swine Flu Across The Globe
Cases of the newly developed H1N1 swine flu virus have popped up across North America, and several locations around the globe. Mexico is still the most heavily affected country, and many cases elsewhere are linked to travel there. Check out the latest swine flu news at NPR's health blog. Locations with confirmed cases are marked in yellow, and locations with confirmed deaths from swine flu are marked in red.
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Though Mexico remains the epicenter, health officials and travelers across the globe are taking steps to protect themselves to exposure to swine flu.
Public health officials are taking steps to monitor and contain an outbreak of a new variation of swine flu.