Latest Massachusetts flu updates

I can’t get them up fast enough. So check in below. As of Thursday early afternoon, the Globe was reporting that the Lowell brothers — the state’s only 2 confirmed cases –did not infect anyone on their little league team.

The Globe flu update.

  

Mass Dept. of Health 

 

 The New York Times has a “flu tracker”  map with updates.

 Keep this, also from the Times, in mind as you read: 

Without the news media the public would be dangerously unaware of the swine flu outbreak, but perhaps without saturation coverage on cable news networks and the velocity of information on the Internet, the public would not be so hysterical, medical professionals said.

“It’s a fine line between educating people and frightening them,” said Dr. Marvin J. Tenenbaum, the director of medicine at St. Francis Hospital on Long Island.

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