USS Dubuque Crew Reports H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)

by OldSailor on May 8, 2009


USS_Dubuque_lpd8 Deployment of USS Dubuque (LPD 8), an amphibious transport dock ship is postponed as a crew member onboard has a confirmed case of H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu). 50 more crew members are also presenting flu-like symptoms.

As a precautionary measure, the vessel’s deployment as part of Pacific Partnership voyage to provide Humanitarian Civic Assistance is cancelled.

Read more from Pacific Fleet Commander’s blog.

View video clip from The Pentagon Channel Report: Flu Outbreak On Ship

Here is the photograph of USS Dubuque from U.S Navy.


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View an interesting graphics on H1N1 Flu from RIA Novosti – Infographics.

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