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Swine Flu

Volume 711: debated on Thursday 4 June 2009

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what help they have given or offered to the Government of Mexico to contain swine flu. [HL3442]

The UK Government have been in regular contact with the Mexican authorities about the outbreak and two specialists from the UK Health Protection Agency have been temporarily seconded to our embassy in Mexico City to provide a direct link between health professionals in both countries. The Mexican Government have not made a direct request for bilateral assistance from the United Kingdom.