Sunday, June 7, 2009

Mayor Nagin and wife in China, Swine Flu scare

New Orleans has had own cases of swine flu, H1N1 virus, but its mayor, Ray Nagin, went to China for his possible close encounter. WWL TV reports the following:
Mayor Ray Nagin is in quarantine in China as a precautionary measure after it was found that someone he was sitting next to on a plane was showing symptoms of the H1N1-flu virus, also known as swine flu.
The photo of Nagin and his wife Seletha at 2006 inauguration comes from the Times Picayune. She is also quarantined with the mayor in Shanghai, China. Nagin went to China to try and attract business to the city, and he is also scheduled to speak in Sydney, Australia, about climate change.

The WWL story has video of his spokesperson's press conference.

1 comment:

msladydeborah said...

I thought about you when I heard this story on the news. This is a heck of a way to start a vacation.