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Last updated: 10:20:51 PM GMT(+03) Saturday, 10, April, 2010
 
 

A(H1N1) Flu Reaches 2070 Cases in Yemen; 17 dead

 
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By Shaher Abdulhak Saleh


The reported cases of Swine Flu A (H1N1) have reached 2070 cases and 17 dead, the official spokesman of the Yemeni government, Minister of Information Hassan Ahmed Al-Lozi stated in a press release on Tuesday.

Al-Lozi revealed that 629 Swine Flu cases were confirmed by medical reports; while 1441 cases of contact with symptoms of the disease. However, to 128 cases are under medical care.

Al-Lozi added that 25 cases of Swine Flu A (H1N1) had been discovered in schools nationwide while 4 cases were discovered at Yemeni universities.

In related news independent sources reported that a teacher was dead as a result of A (H1N1) Flu infection in Ibb province.

The sources added that two schools were closed due to the spread of the virus in Ibb governorate, which located in the middle of Yemen.

Meanwhile, Al-Farouk school and Al-Saeed Educational Complex were shutdown after victims were discovered.

These days, parents and students all over the country concern a lot about the plague, which many parents started not to send their children to school as the fear of the infection dominating the society.
 

 

 

 

 


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Source: Yemen Post Newspaper
 
 
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