H E. Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister
of the Kingdom of Thailand,
Excellencies, the ASEAN Plus Three Health Ministers,
MANILA, 8 May 2009, 1600 hrs-- The Republic of Korea has reported its third confirmed case of influenza A(H5N1). The patient, a 62-year-old woman, had been in Tucson, Arizona.
MANILA, 3 May 2009 1600 hrs-The Republic of Korea officially reported its first confirmed case of influenza A(H1N1) infection to WHO on 2 May. The patient is a 51-year-old female who flew from Mexico City to Incheon through Los Angeles on 25 April and arrived in the Republic of Korea on 26 April. She developed symptoms of cough and fever a day before she arrived. On 27 April, she visited a health community center and has since then been isolated at home.
She was given Oseltamivir for five days and has not displayed any symptoms since 30 April.