Tuesday, May 12, 2009

US Confirms More H1N1 Cases than Mexico

WHO Influenza A(H1N1) – Update No. 24

As of Sunday, May10, 29 countries had officially reported 4,379 cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection. Mexico had reported 1,626 laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection, including 45 deaths. The United States had reported 2254 laboratory-confirmed human cases, including two fatalities. Canada had reported 280 laboratory-confirmed human cases, including one death, while Costa Rica had reported eight, with one fatality.

The following countries have reported laboratory-confirmed cases, with no deaths: Argentina (1), Australia (1), Austria (1), Brazil (6), China – Hong Kong (1), Colombia (1), Denmark (1), El Salvador (2), France (12), Germany (11), Guatemala (1), Ireland (1), Israel (7), Italy (9), Japan (4), Netherlands (3), New Zealand (7), Panama (3), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Republic of Korea (3), Spain (93), Sweden (1), Switzerland (1), and United Kingdom (39).

WHO is not recommending any travel restrictions or border closures in connection with the influenza A(H1N1) virus outbreak. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that as of 11:00 A.M. EDT today, there were a total of 2,532 confirmed cases of A(H1N1) type flu in 44 states.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I bet the arrogant USofA is not recommending NOT to travel to their country! They were quick in releasing cautions for travel to Mexico, guess this is perfect example of how they spit up and it falls on their face!