Sudan confirms 5 A/H1N1 flu deaths, 145 infection cases 2009-12-28 17:02:39   Print

    KHARTOUM, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Sudanese Health Ministry said five people died of influenza A/H1N1 and 145 cases were confirmed in the country, Khartoum's Al Ahdath daily reported Monday.

    The paper quoted Undersecretary of the Sudanese Ministry of Health Kamal Abdul-Ghader as saying that "all cases came from outside Sudan."

    He said his ministry has set up 13 centers for the infected people in Khartoum, besides one center in each state of the country, according to the report.

    "There are measures to prevent the spread of the disease through surveillance at airports," he was quoted as saying.

    He added that the ministry was planning to import vaccines in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Editor: Zhang Xiang
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