The WHO have not increased their pandemic alert level, but they have issued travel advisories. Because of this, there is concern in the travel industry and shares have plummeted.
Yet, so far, there have been no deaths outside of Mexico. The international cases have been comparatively mild and all have responded to antiviral therapy. The deaths in Mexico may be attributed to the fact that it is more severe and many have been unable to receive treatment. A British woman in Mexico reported that she was very ill and could not get out of bed. However, she was unsure if she had the swine flu. Information, according to her, was rather scanty.