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The data and information of this report are updated daily and are available at: http://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage&Itemid=1&lang=en Data can change as new notifications from countries are received.

The information is obtained from official websites of the Ministries of Health of the countries of the Americas and information submitted by the International Health Regulations (IHR) National Focal Points.

The information is obtained from official websites of the Ministries of Health of the countries of the Americas and information submitted by the International Health Regulations (IHR) National Focal Points.

Summary of the current situation

The date of the onset of symptoms of the first confirmed case was 28 March 2009 in the United States.

WHO is not recommending any travel restrictions related to the outbreak of the Influenza A (H1N1) virus.

Honduras confirmed its first case of Influenza A (H1N1) on May 21, 2009 in the city of San Pedro Sula. The affected was a nine year old girl who resides in the neighborhood of Cabañas. The case was detected by the Ministry of Health’s Sentinel Surveillance. 

Up to 22 May 2009, 11,572 confirmed cases of the new virus influenza A (H1N1) infection, including 89 deaths, have been notified in 15 countries of the Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras Mexico, Panama, Peru and the United States. 

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Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2009 16:28

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