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Over 90 new A/H1N1 flu cases confirmed in Europe

Written By vibykhmer on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 | 6:37 PM

STOCKHOLM, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- A European health agency said Tuesday that 93 new A/H1N1 flu cases were reported in European countries within the last 24 hours.

The majority of new cases, 63 of 93, were confirmed in Switzerland while other cases were reported in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Malta, Romania and Slovakia, the European Centerfor Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said in its daily situation report.

The cumulative number of confirmed cases of the A/H1N1 flu virus in the EU (European Union) and EFTA (European Free Trade Association) countries increased to 43,245, with 14,325 cases in Germany, 12,957 in Britain, 2,210 in Portugal, 1,631 in Greece and 1,538 in Spain, the ECDC said.

The ECDC publishes a daily situation report about the H1N1 flu cases in the EU and EFTA countries based on official information from these countries.


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