Swine Flu: 53 countries, 15510 cases, 99 deaths

As of 29 May 2009 53 countries have officially reported 15,510 cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection, also known as "swine flu", including 99 deaths.

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Swine Flu

As of 06:00 GMT, 29 May 2009, 53 countries have officially reported 15,510 cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection, including 99 deaths. These are laboratory-confirmed cases of new influenza A(H1N1), swine flu, as officially reported to World Health Organization (WHO) by States Parties to the International Health Regulations.

Swine flu hit Australia in the last few days, and all indicates that the numbers are set to grow. The Health Department of WA released online guide to swine flu symptoms and how to avoid it. Read more about the swine flu symptoms here.

Swine flu cases as reported by WHO

Country Cases Deaths
Argentina 37 0
Australia 147 0
Austria 1 0
Bahrain 1 0
Belgium 8 0
Brazil 10 0
Canada 1118 2
Chile 165 0
China 30 0
Colombia 17 0
Costa Rica 33 1
Cuba 4 0
Czech Republic 1 0
Denmark 1 0
Dominican Republic 2 0
Ecuador 32 0
El Salvador 11 0
Finland 3 0
France 21 0
Germany 19 0
Greece 3 0
Guatemala 5 0
Honduras 1 0
Iceland 1 0
India 1 0
Ireland 3 0
Israel 11 0
Italy 26 0
Japan 364 0
Korea, Republic of 33 0
Kuwait 18 0
Malaysia 2 0
Mexico 4910 85
Netherlands 3 0
New Zealand 9 0
Norway 4 0
Panama 107 0
Peru 31 0
Philippines 6 0
Poland 4 0
Portugal 1 0
Romania 3 0
Russia 2 0
Singapore 4 0
Slovakia 1 0
Spain 143 0
Sweden 4 0
Switzerland 4 0
Thailand 2 0
Turkey 2 0
United Kingdom 203 0
United States of America 7927 11
Uruguay 2 0
Grand Total 15510 99

(Source: World Health Organization: Swine Flu)

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The review "Swine Flu: 53 countries, 15510 cases, 99 deaths" was last updated on 29/05/2009.