PAHO Influenza A (H1N1) Regional Report (June 9 2009)

The information is obtained from official websites of the Ministries of Health of the countries of the Americas and information submitted by the International Health Regulations (IHR) National Focal Points

Summary of the current situation

As of 9 June 2009, 23,427 confirmed cases of the new virus influenza A (H1N1) infection, including 141 deaths, have been notified in 26 countries of the Americas.

Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Panama, Peru, United States, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela.

WHO is not recommending any travel restrictions related to the outbreak of the Influenza A (H1N1) virus.

In the Americas Region, there were 177 additional confirmed cases compared to the previous day. Chile notified one more death.

See full report

Source: www.paho.org

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