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Sunday, May 30, 2010

Malaysia : Current Situation of Influenza A (H1N1) - May 30, 2010

Via Bernama & the MOH :

" KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 : Only one Influenza A (H1N1) case was registered nationwide yesterday said a statement from the Health Ministry on Sunday.

Director-general of Health Tan Sri Dr Mohd Ismail Merican said in the statement that the case reported in Perak brings the total in the country thus far to 14,804.

He added that the number of Influenza Like Illness (ILI) cases treated in hospitals throughout the country was 589 from which 49 were confirmed H1N1 positive.

"Five of the cases are receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Units (ICU) as the individuals are from the high risk group," he said in the statement.

He added that the total number of deaths recorded remained at 87.

Since the spread of Influenza A (H1N1) remains active, he urged the public to take precautionary measures and observe hygiene such as washing hands regularly and covering the mouth when coughing or sneezing."

Cluster case : Appendix 1

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