You really are sick, lady! Didn't your administration wait 6 months before declaring it pandemic? Thousands of people died under your watch! You are the most hated politician in America! I think you're the Russian asset!🤬 https://t.co/1rEL9wv56W
— jerseydeanne (@jerseydeanne) March 25, 2020
The 2009 flu pandemic in the United States was a novel strain of the Influenza A/H1N1 virus, commonly referred to as “swine flu“, that began in the spring of 2009. The virus had spread to the US from an outbreak in Mexico.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that from April 12, 2009 to April 10, 2010, there were 60.8 million cases, 274,000 hospitalizations, and 12,469 deaths (0.02% case fatality rate) in the United States due to the virus.