One male patient, 40 years old, returned to Vietnam from the United States, and one male resident, 7 years old, lives in Ho Chi Minh City, who was confirmed to have contracted the disease due to contact with his two flu A/H1N1 infected relatives. Meanwhile, health quarantine at airports is still continuing its measures against passengers with high fevers. Also on the same day, the Ho Chi Minh City Health Department issued an official dispatch regarding the carrying out of urgent measures against the disease. It has also considered the isolation of six groups in different districts. Saigongiaiphong newspaper reported that the Vietnam Administration of Tourism has asked international travel enterprises to limit and halt the bringing of passengers to foreign countries that are infected by the disease, based on the warning by the World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health. Latest figures by the WHO show that the disease has infected 25,288 people in 73 countries. 139 of them have died.
- ‘Time is everything’: World braces for spread of new virus
- 'Time is everything': World braces for spread of new virus
- Wuhan coronavirus virus spreads as China scraps New Year celebrations
Number of flu A/H1N1 cases in Vietnam rises to 17 have 208 words, post on at June 10, 2009. This is cached page on Talk Vietnam. If you want remove this page, please contact us.