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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 27 May 2009, 14,207 confirmed cases of the new virus influenza A (H1N1) infection, including 99 deaths, have been notified in 17 countries of the Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras Mexico, Panama, Peru, United States and Uruguay.
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 27 May 2009, (23h GMT; 18h EST), 48 countries around the world have reported a total of 15,064 cases of Influenza A (H1N1) infection, including 99 deaths; 94% of global cases are from the Americas. In the Americas Region, there were 1,671 confirmed cases more than yesterday. The Dominican Republic and Uruguay have reported their first two cases, each, increasing to 17 the countries affected in the Region of the Americas.
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