Saturday, May 9, 2009

A(H1N1) Swine Flu Update

Two news cases of swine flu were confirmed this morning in Guatemala, bringing the total to three. One patient is a woman from Mixco, and the second is a woman from Guatemala City. The first confirmed case, an 11 year old girl, is in stable condition.

Costa Rica has registered its first death from the H1N1 virus.

As of this morning, WHO reports that there are 3,440 confirmed cases in 29 countries.

WHO does not recommend travel restrictions for anyone unless they are ill.