GENEVA, Switzerland (www.swiss.fm) -- Confirmed cases of swine flu worldwide increased to 257 on Thursday, up significantly from the previous day's total of 147, the World Health Organization reported.
109 cases reported in 11 U.S. states, CDC reports including one possible in the Obama team
Swine flu fears close 300 US schools.
5 cases in France on 41 suspect including 29 in Paris
29 suspect cases , 1 confirmation
101 suspected cases, 13 confirmed, 50% in Barcelona, the new epicenter