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Bay Area health officials monitoring swine flu

Original post made on Apr 28, 2009

Health officials across the Bay Area say they are actively monitoring the spread of swine flu in the U.S., though no cases have been reported locally.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 27, 2009, 2:13 PM

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Posted by Robin
a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Apr 28, 2009 at 3:13 pm

"covering one's mouth" -- to clarify, that means coughing/sneezing either into a tissue that you then throw in the trash, or coughing/sneezing into your inner elbow, like onto your sleeve.

nothing yuckier than seeing people cough onto their hands!

also, their is tons of research to support that alcohol-based hand sanitizers (e.g., Purell) do indeed kill 99.99% of germs as claimed.


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