The spread of swine flu and what is being done

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 | 8:25 p.m. CDT

The swine flu epidemic that began in Mexico has reached global proportions. The U.S. and other affected nations are working to control the outbreak. Visit these links to learn about swine flu, what is being done to control the outbreak and how you can protect yourself.

Five things you should know about the outbreak

CDC: Swine influenza and you

World takes action on swine flu

Map: Confirmed and suspected cases across the globe

World Health Organization responds

EU issues warning on travel to the U.S.

Egypt orders slaughter of all pigs

Swine flu confirmed in U.K. and New Zealand

Mexico death toll confirmed to 159

Swine flu declared public health emergency

Missourian Q&A on swine flu

Swine flu kills toddler in Texas, U.S. confirms 91 cases

Thirteen cases of swine flu reported in California

Two cases of swine flu in Kansas

Missouri prepares for outbreak

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