SANTIAGO, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The Chilean Health ministry reported on Friday
25 new cases of A/H1N1 flu, bringing the country's total confirmed infections to
The ministry said in a communique that the only two patients with grave
symptoms are now in stable condition.
Chile now has the most confirmed A/H1N1 flu cases in all South American
The Chilean Health Ministry said that the country might gradually loosen up
sanitary controls at border crossings, seaports and airports, as the virus is
already spreading in the country.
It also stressed that the virus detected in the country has no difference
from that detected elsewhere in the world, with the features of high
transmission yet low lethality, and most cases so far confirmed are mild.
Under such circumstances, a government panel of experts has decided not to
introduce early winter vacations for schools in the country, the ministry noted.
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