850 new A/H1N1 flu cases confirmed in Europe
www.chinaview.cn 2009-08-22 07:14:17   Print

    STOCKHOLM, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- A European health agency said Friday that 850 new A/H1N1 flu cases were reported in European countries within the last 24 hours.

    Of the new cases, 560 were confirmed in Germany, 154 in Portugal, 54 in Britain, 33 in Denmark and 17 in Iceland while the other cases were reported in other seven European countries, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said in its daily situation report.

    The cumulative number of confirmed cases of the H1N1 flu virus in the European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries increased to 41,788, with 13,740 cases in Germany,12,957 in Britain, 1,987 in Portugal, 1,538 in Spain and 1,473 in Netherlands, the ECDC said.

    The total number of fatal cases rose to 79, with one new fatal case from the Netherlands and five from Britain, the ECDC added.

    The ECDC publishes a daily situation report about the H1N1 flu cases in the EU and EFTA countries based on official information from these countries.

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Editor: Li
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