Sunday, January 3, 2010

Influenza A (H1N1) continues raging in the world

ND - According to Reuters and Xinhua, days 3-1, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the number of victims killed as influenza A (H1N1) worldwide had reached more than 12,220 people.

In China, the Health Ministry said the country has more than 120 thousand people infected with influenza A (H1N1), including 648 deaths. Currently China is facing the risk of influenza A (H1N1) will spread throughout the country as millions of people in big cities flock to welcome home on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year.

In Egypt, more than 10,777 infected with ca influenza A (H1N1), including four deaths, bringing the total number of deaths due to disease to 145 people.

In Algeria, more in deaths, bringing the total number of deaths due to influenza A (H1N1) to 47. In the U.S., more than 6670 people died and in Europe at least 2422 people die from influenza A infection (H1N1).

M. Chan WHO Director General calls the world should continue to closely monitor the disease within six to 12 months, and note, influenza virus A (H1N1) and continuous variation of this disease will be able to become more dangerous.

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