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
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
As of 10 June 2009, 24,826 confirmed cases of the new virus influenza A (H1N1) infection, including 144 deaths, have been notified in 26 countries of the Americas: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Panama, Peru, United States, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela.
WHO is not recommending any travel restrictions related to the outbreak of the Influenza A (H1N1) virus.
In the Americas Region, there were 1,399 additional confirmed cases compared to the previous day. Colombia notified its first death caused by the new influenza A (H1N1) virus.
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 June 2009 14:04