To touch briefly upon some of the things happening around the country of late:
*President Obama was proud to announce that Congress passed legislation that would give the average citizen a break in regards to credit card companies and their billing practices.
*Senator Arlen Spector of Pennsylvania has switched to the Democratic Party, which some pundits think will make things easier for the Obama administration in Congress, but as the President said in his news conference Wednesday night, he takes nothing for granted and that both Democrats AND Republicans should work together to help the nation.
*President Obama will also soon be nominating his first Supreme Court Justice after Judge Sueter announced his impending retirement.
But now, in regards to the story on every one's mind of late...
A SWINE FLU UPDATE
There are 160 confirmed cases within 21 states, but all were tourists who visited Mexico within the month of April 2009.
The anti-viral drugs that America has on hand ARE an effective treatment for the disease, but the one lone death was of a child who would have been too young to receive the medicine.
The World Health Organization is on top of the situation, and has sent personnel to Mexico for further investigation while treating the ill.
EVERYONE IS URGE TO TAKE THE FOLLOWING COMMON SENSE PRECAUTIONS!
1. Wash your hands on a regular basis.
2. Cover your mouth or turn your head when you cough.
3. If you feel sick, stay home from school and/or work and go see your doctor!
The sooner you go when you are not feeling well, the sooner you will find out what is wrong and receive treatment.
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