Read the following text.Choose the best word(s) for each numbered blank and markA,B,C,D on answer sheet1(10points)
The outbreak of swine flu that was first detected in Mexico was declared a global epidemic on June 11, 2009. It is the first worldwide epidemic ___1___ by the Word Health Organization in 41 years.
The heightened alert ____2___ an emergency meeting with flu experts in Geneva that assembled after a sharp rise in cases in Australia, and rising _____3___ in Britain, Japan, Chile and elsewhere.
But the epidemic is” ____4____” in severity, according to Margaret Chan, the organization’s director general, ____5___ the overwhelming majority of patients experiencing only mild symptoms and a full recovery, often in the ____6___ of any medical treatment.
The outbreak came to global ____7____ in late April 2009, when Mexican authorities noted an unusually large number of hospitalizations and deaths ___8_____ healthy adults. As much of Mexico City shut down at the height of a panic, cases began to ____9____ in New York City, the southwestern United States and around the world.
In the United States, new cases seemed to fade ____10____ warmer weather arrived. But in late September 2009,officials reported there was___11__ flu activity in almost every state and that virtually all the ____12____ tested are the new swine flu, also known as(A)H1N1,not seasonal flu. In the U.S, it has____13____more than one million people,and caused more than 600 deaths and more than 6,000 hospitalizations.
Federal health officials ____14___ Tamiflu for children from the national stockpile and began ___15___ orders from the states for the new swine flu vaccine. The new vaccine, which is different from the annual flu vaccine, is ____16___ ahead of expectations. More than three million doses were to be made available in early October 2009, though most of those ___17__ dose were of the FluMist nasal spray type, which is not ____18 ___ for pregnant women, people over 50 or those with breathing difficulties, heart disease or several other ___19__. But it was still possible to vaccinate people in other high-risk group，health care workers, people ___20____infants and healthy young people.
1. [A]criticized [B]appointed [C]commented [D]designated
2. [A]proceeded [B]activated [C]followed [D]prompted
3. [A]digits [B]numbers [C]amounts [D]sums
4. [A]moderate [B]normal [C]unusual [D]extreme
5. [A]with [B]in [C]from [D]by
6. [A]progress [B]absence [C]presence [D]favor
7. [A]reality [B]phenomenon [C]concept [D]notice
8. [A]over [B]for [C]among [D]to
9. [A]stay up [B]crop up [C]fill up [D]cover up
10. [A]as [B]if [C]unless [D]until
11. [A]excessive [B]enormous [C]significant [D]magnificent
12. [A]categories [B]examples [C]patterns [D]samples
13. [A]imparted [B]immersed [C]injected [D]infected
14. [A]released [B]relayed [C]relieved [D]remained
15. [A]placing [B]delivering [C]taking [D]giving
16. [A]feasible [B]available [C]reliable [D]applicable
17. [A]prevalent [B]principal [C]innovative [D]initial
18. [A]presented [B]restricted [C]recommended [D]introduced
19. [A]problems [B]issues [C]agonies [D]sufferings
20. [A]involved in [B]caring for [C]concerned with [D]warding off