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02 Jul 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

To date, WHO has been informed of 364 laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 - influenza A(H1N1) - from 15 countries in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region: Bahrain (15 cases), Egypt (67 cases), Iraq (11 cases), Islamic Republic of Iran (1case), Jordan (22 cases) Kuwait (34 cases), Lebanon (47 cases), Morocco (17 cases), Oman(3 cases) Palestine (30 cases) Qatar (10 cases), Saudi Arabia (89 cases) Tunisia (3 cases), United Arab Emirates (8 cases) and Yemen (7cases).

What is the latest …

24 Jun 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

To date, WHO has been informed of 206 laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with new influenza A(H1N1) virus from thirteen countries in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region: Bahrain (15 cases), Egypt (40 cases), Jordan (15 cases), Kuwait (26 cases), Lebanon (25 cases), Morocco (9 cases), Oman(3 cases), Palestine (8 cases), Qatar (10 cases), Saudi Arabia (45 cases), Tunisia(2 cases ), United Arab Emirates (2 cases) and Yemen (6 cases).

Do individuals with flu-like symptoms need to make a laboratory test for …

21 Jun 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

To date, WHO has been informed of 151 laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with new influenza A(H1N1) virus, with no deaths, from 12 countries in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region: Bahrain (15 cases), Egypt (34 cases), Jordan (12 cases) Kuwait (18 cases), Lebanon (12 cases), Morocco (6 cases),Oman (3) Palestine (8 cases),Qatar (3 cases) Saudi Arabia (34 cases) and United Arab Emirates (2 cases).Yemen (4 cases)

What can I do to protect myself from catching influenza A(H1N1)?

You can prevent yourself from …

18 Jun 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

To date, WHO has been informed of 116 laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with new influenza A(H1N1) virus from eleven countries in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region.

16 Jun 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

To date, WHO has been informed of 94 laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with new influenza A(H1N1) virus from eleven countries in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region: Bahrain (13 cases), Egypt (26 cases), Jordan (2 cases), Kuwait (18 cases), Lebanon (11 cases), Morocco (3 cases), Palestine (2 cases), Qatar ( 3 cases),Saudi Arabia (14 cases), United Arab Emirates (1 case) and Yemen (1 case) .

Is there a concern that the new influenza A(H1N1) virus may mutate and reassort with avian Influenza virus H5N1 which is …

14 Jun 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

To date, WHO has been informed of 57 laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with new influenza A(H1N1) virus from eight countries in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region: Bahrain (1 case), Egypt (18 cases), Kuwait (18 cases), Lebanon (9 cases), Morocco (2 cases), Palestine (1 case), Saudi Arabia (6 cases) and United Arab Emirates (2 cases).

What does moving to phase 6 mean?

This means that an influenza pandemic is under way.