The data and information of this report are updated daily and are available at:
http://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_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.
Summary of the current situation
Up to 25 May 2009, 12,014 confirmed cases of the new virus influenza A (H1N1) infection, including 92 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.
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 otbreak of the Influenza A (H1N1) virus.
As of 25 May 2009, 46 countries around the world have officially reported 12,515 cases of Influenza A (H1N1) infection, including 92 deaths. In the Americas Region, there were 264 confirmed cases more than yesterday. The United States have reported 1 death.