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FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2009

A tourist sits among empty beach chairs in Cancun May 1, 2009. The flu outbreak is hitting Mexico's tourism industry, which accounts for roughly 8 percent of the economy. Many groups of foreign tourists and students left the country earlier than planned due to the spread of influenza A (H1N1), formerly referred to as swine flu. REUTERS/Gerardo Garcia (MEXICO HEALTH TRAVEL) (The Spokesman-Review)

Swine flu hysteria... 13 

Good afternoon, Netizens... This time of year, Cancun, Mexico is typically bustling with touristas. Compare that mental image to this picture shot yesterday. Is this hysteria we see unfolding before the National News Media? What about the people in Mexico who have died of Swine...

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MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2009

Nuns wear face masks during a closed door mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City on Sunday. Churches stood empty Sunday in predominantly Roman Catholic Mexico City after services were canceled, and health workers screened airports and bus stations for people sickened by a new strain of swine flu that experts fear could become a global epidemic.(AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
(April 26, 2009) (The Spokesman-Review)

Swine flu continues to evolve... 

Good morning, Netizens... Today's picture is grim. Nuns wear face masks during a closed door mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City on Sunday. Churches stood empty Sunday in predominantly Roman Catholic Mexico City after services were canceled, and health workers screened airports and...

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