Two Cases of Swine Flu Confirmed in Florida: One in Broward
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The Center for Disease Control also reports that the virus lacks the genes that made previous pandemics so deadly.
"We do not see the markers for virulence that were seen in the 1918 virus," says CDC flu chief Dr. Nancy Cox.
The World Health Organization also reports that the virus does not currently seem to present the danger of a world-wide pandemic.
While we don't know if the case in Orlando that WFTV jumped the gun on reporting is negative, it seems that a positive result in that case would have been reported by now.