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This update contains new information from Guatemala: From Epidemiological Weeks (EW) 1 through 11, Guatemala reported a total of 5,195 cases (859 more cases than reported in the last alert of 23 March), out of which 1,159 were laboratory confirmed, with 3 deaths (in Izabal, Jutiapa, and Petén Norte). The most affected age group continues to be children from 1 to 4 years of age, followed by infants less than a year old and then by children from 5 to 9. The departments with the greatest number of cases are Chiquimula, Santa Rosa, Escuintla, Huehuetenango, Izabal, and Retalhuleu.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 April 2010 10:44

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