Fourth swine flu case reported in Cuba

May 21st, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS  

Havana, May 21 (IANS) The Cuban health ministry has confirmed the fourth influenza A(H1N1) case in the island nation, Cuban news agency Prensa Latina reported Thursday.
According to a report in the daily Granma Wednesday, a 14-month-old Canadian child who arrived in Cuba from Toronto with his parents was diagnosed with the disease.

The child was recovering “satisfactorily” and “epidemiological surveillance measures” were applied to the child’s relatives and people who came in contact with him, the report said.

The ministry said that three other people infected with influenza A(H1N1) in Cuba had been discharged from the hospital after treatment.

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