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April 29, 2009
Doctors at work at the Navy Hospital in Mexico City. Mexico is the epicenter of a deadly swine flu outbreak, which has been blamed for more than 150 deaths nationwide, while the number of cases under observation has reached 1,614. The UN World Health Organization said it was still not inevitable however even though it has raised its alert to an unprecedented level four. Airlines and tour operators suspended flights to Mexico as new cases were confirmed across the globe and officials warned of more fatalities.