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The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 09-08-04
From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <www.ert.gr/>
 H1N1 Continues to Spread WorldwideNews
Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 August 2009 14:24
The H1N1 flu has infected 159.000 worldwide and killed over 1.200. In Europe, Britain is the country with the largest number of confirmed H1N1 cases while 44.000 swine flu cases have been identified in the US. It is reported that some new swine flu on the Mecico- US borders have resisted to Tamiflu anti virus drug. The first death from the new flu was reported in Vietnam. Lab tests by FYROM State Health Institute reconfirmed 3 more cases infected with H1N1 in the neigbouring country.
In reference to the three new H1N1 cases ,FYROM Health Ministry announcement says that 2 people had just returned from holidays in Montenegro and the third person had recently visited Bulgaria.
FYROM health authorities said that a total of 10 people are receiving treatment for the H1N1 virus at Skopje Contagious Diseases Hospital and underline that their health condition is gradually improving. Of the 100 people, who sought medical assistance at the Skopje Contagious Diseases Hospital, 27 have been tested H1N1 positive.
The new flu has killed a 29yo woman in Vietnam. She was admitted to the military hospital on July, 30 and died of lung failure on Monday. Local media reported that 1000 people have been infected in Vietnam. The Health Ministry, which has not yet officially confirmed her death, announced that 971 people have been infected with H1N1 virus since Monday noon.
Sources: ÍÅÔ 105. 8 - ÍÅÔ - ÁNA-ÌPA
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