WHO Elevates Swine Influenza Pandemic Alert Level To Phase 5

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 - 22:21 in Health & Medicine

The World Health Organization has raised the current level of influenza pandemic alert from phase 4 to 5. As of April 29, nine countries have officially reported 148 cases of swine influenza A/H1N1 infection. The United States Government has reported 91 laboratory confirmed human cases, with one death. Mexico has reported 26 confirmed human cases of infection including seven deaths.

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