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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 26 May 2009, 12,536 confirmed cases of the new virus influenza A (H1N1) infection, including 95 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 Dominican Republic exported 1 case and was reported by Chile on May 17. 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.

As of 26 May 2009, 46 countries around the world have officially reported 12,954 cases of Influenza A (H1N1) infection, including 95 deaths. In the Americas Region, there were 522 confirmed cases more than yesterday. Today, Mexico reported 3 deaths.

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icon Update. Influenza A (H1N1) Regional Report (26 May 2009)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2009 16:47

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