Changing daily, the number of confirmed cases of swine flu in the U.S. increased to 64, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Web site. The CDC officially reported 40 confirmed cases on Monday.
Meanwhile, the CDC continues to offer guidance on swine flu on its Web site. The Texas Hospital Association said that the organization will devote a section of its Web site to swine flu starting Tuesday to provide members with links and guidance, according to Ernie Schmid, the association's director of policy analysis.
And in New York, Susan Waltman, executive vice president for legal, regulatory and professional affairs at the Greater New York Hospital Association, said the association has received regular alerts and advisories from both the city and state health departments about swine flu in the region. The group then shares that information with its member hospitals via e-mail. "When we get them, we send them broadly and deeply to our membership..." Waltman said. "We really saturate the institutions with the information to be sure they get these."
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