provides some flu context

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Not sure if this getting much play on TV, especially the all-flu-all-the-time cablers, but it ought to [emphasis added]:

An outbreak of swine flu that is suspected in more than 150 deaths in Mexico and has sickened dozens of people in the United States and elsewhere has grabbed the attention of a nervous public and of medical officials worried the strain will continue to mutate and spread.

But even if there are swine-flu deaths outside Mexico -- and medical experts say there very well may be -- the virus would have a long way to go to match the roughly 36,000 deaths that seasonal influenza causes in the United States each year.

Question for Michelle Malkin: are immigrants responsible for all those flu deaths, too?

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