Friday, May 1, 2009

Reliable Sources For Flu Information

The swine flu outbreak is dominating the news these days, and we all need to keep ourselves up-to-date on the spread of the virus and ways to avoid it. To make sure that you are getting your information from reliable, authoritative sources, try these sites:

Macomb County Health Department
Centers for Disease Control Swine Flu Update
Michigan H1N1 Influenza Information Center
PandemicFlu.gov

These sites are being updated constantly with the latest available information.

You may also want to watch this brief video from the CDC, in which Dr. Joe Bresee of the Center's Influenza Division explains the symptoms of swine flu and the warning signs that signal the need for medical attention. (High-speed Internet access is recommended for viewing this video).

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