Greece: first confirmed case of swine flu. Measures and resolutions of the WHO.
The case was confirmed in a 19-year-old young man that, recently had returned from the US as declared the secretary of the State of Health, Georges Papagiorgos and clarified that. “It presented the first symptoms on Sunday and then it was put to a few tests in one of two hospitals of Athens equipped to face to the new virus A (H1N1)”
The young man was hospitalized in Sismanoglou, where he is treated in a sterile room, the relatives are under medical supervision and the sanitary authorities are going to warn the passengers of the flight, originated from New York
Now 43 are the countries affected by the flu with an estimated 8,850 people affected.
The World Health Organization decided to keep the level 5 (on a scale of 6) of alert for the flu A.
The United States reported 4,714 infected people, with six deaths. Mexico, 2,895 cases of contagion with 66 deceases.
Canada informed 496 cases, with a death, and Costa Rica nine infected people, with one deceased.
Other nations with high numbers of infected but which have not registered deaths are: Spain (103), Great Britain (82), Panama (54), France (14), Germany (14), Colombia (11), Italy (9), New Zealand (9), Brazil (8), Israel (7), Japan (7), Chile (4).