As the new academic year gets underway the Ministry of Health and Population is taken steps to address over the H1N1 Flu virus and to prevent a possible outbreak of the flu virus among students in campuses, official media reported.
For his part, The General Director of Disease Control and Epidemiological Surveillance Dr. Abdul Hakim Al-Kuhlani said that its ministry had come up with measures to prevent H1N1 Flu virus spread in schools and schools' campuses.
He said that up to the time of his affirmation eight cases have been reported among students, of which two cases in the capital Sana'a, two cases in Aden city and four cases in Hajja governorate.
He further said that the World Health Organization has allocated 2.2 million vaccine doses of H1N1 and said the live attenuated virus vaccine is to arrive to Yemen next November.
Meanwhile, doctors asserted the importance of examining students after the reopening of schools for possible cases of swine flu.
Students having high body temperature or showing symptoms of swine flu be supposed to be isolated, they said, adding "Checking all students for the illness before they enter their classes is significant."