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Update on Influenza A H1N1 Virus as of September 25, 2009
2009-09-25 18:32:19
Belmopan. September 25, 2009. Belize is now in the second wave of the Influenza A H1N1 virus. To date, Belize has 36 laboratory confirmed cases of H1N1.
There has been an increase of patients going to outpatient clinics with influenza-like illnesses, above the number expected for this time of year. Monitoring of patients accessing outpatient and emergency services continues.  The virus that is in circulation in country is compatible with the Influenza A H1N1 with a high level of susceptibility to Tamiflu, the anti-viral drug used to treat the virus. 
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