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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Malaysia : Family of four in Alor Gajah tested positve for A(H1N1)

Via The Star, more details with regards to the update I posted earlier:

" A family of four in Alor Gajah has been tested positive for influenza A(H1N) in the latest number of influenza-like illness clusters reported to the Health Ministry.

A statement also said as at 8am on Wednesday, six ILI clusters have been reported.

The ministry said the four, who were also tested positive for influenza A(H1N1), have been given anti-viral treatment.

The family is from Kg Ganun, Alor Gajah in Malacca.

Other cluster cases were reported in SMK Sri Aman in Section 14, Petaling Jaya, with one patient tested positive for A(H1N1), a family in Serendah, Selangor and another family in Jasin, Malacca.

Two members of the family in Serendah were tested positive of A(H1N1).

Health director-general Tan Sri Ismail Merican said as at 5.30pm on Tuesday, there had been 75 cases tested positive for the influenza, making it a total of 13,274 cases in the country.

Eleven people are still warded in the intensive care unit from A(H1N1).

No deaths have been reported. "

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