ECDC situation report on outbreak of influenza A(H1N1) 17 Dec 2009

Situation Report
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Main developments in the past 24 hours

- ECDC issues the 7th version of its Risk Assessment for the 2009 Pandemic

- A total of 1 470 fatal cases in Europe and EFTA countries and 10 279 in the rest of the world have been reported up to date.

This report is based on official information provided by national public health websites or through other official communication channels. Reported number of confirmed Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza cases admitted to hospitals and intensive care, by country, as of 17 December 2009, 9.00 CEST in EU and EFTA countries are in Table 1. An update on the number of confirmed fatal cases for the world and Europe is presented in Table 2.