Monday, April 27, 2009

How are you feeling? Be wary of Swine Flu

Posted By on Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 11:16 AM

If you suspect you may have the flu -- any flu -- stay home.

Though a Carolinas case hasn't been reported, Mecklenburg's top health official plans to issue a letter this morning advising doctors and hospitals to take no chances and treat suspected swine flu patients aggressively with anti-viral medication.

Local hospitals aren't able to test for the specific flu strain, which is newly discovered.

But doctors can rely on their observations and medical tests to rule out other possibilities.

Read the rest of this Charlotte Observer article here.

See what the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has to say about Swine flu:

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