HHS Declares Public Health Emergency Over Swine Influenza A

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared a nationwide public health emergency on April 26 in response to the recent outbreaks of the swine influenza A in parts of Mexico, the United States, and Canada.twww.hhs.gov/news/press/2009pres/04/20090426a.html. The declaration made under section 319 of the Public Health Service Act will enable HHS to employ preventive…