A/H1N1 influenza claims nine lives in one week

[TamilNet, Sunday, 26 December 2010, 17:37 GMT]
Sri Lanka's Health Ministry issued a warning Saturday that the influenza A/H1N1 was spreading fast in the island with 22 deaths being reported so far including nine within the last week.

The number of persons diagnosed with the virus has increased to 342, according to the Epidemiology Unit of Health Ministry statistics.

105 persons are infected in Colombo district while 23 cases are reported in Gampaha, 19 in Kandy, 11 in Galle and 10 in Nuwara Eliya.

 

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