Town Square

Post a New Topic

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

Comments (1)

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.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Indian street food and ... bitcoins?
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 2,895 views

Analyze data yourself with R - a fast growing language for statistics, forecasting and graphs
By Angela Hey | 2 comments | 2,316 views

"The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden"
By Anita Felicelli | 0 comments | 1,016 views

Dear Chandrama, Everywhere I turn . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 794 views

Crittenden Hosts Startup Weekend
By Ms. Jenson | 1 comment | 142 views