Brace Yourselves.

The President of Costa Rica, Oscar Arias,  is ill with the swine flu.

As of Friday, there were 718 confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus in Costa Rica, and the virus has been blamed 27 deaths, according to a report by the country’s ministry of health.

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4,694 Confirmed Cases World-wide

The U.S. has confirmed 2,618 cases in 44 states.

Deaths: 61

  • Mexico: 56
  • U.S.: 3
  • Canada: 1
  • Costa Rica: 1

For the record, I was out all weekend in restaurants and subways and didn’t constantly Purell my hands (!), and I am still Swine-free!

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