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Over 200 new A/H1N1 flu cases confirmed in Europe

2009-09-23 08:19 BJT

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- A European health agency said on Tuesday that 204 new A/H1N1 flu cases were reported in European countries within the last 24 hours.

Of the new cases, 192 were confirmed in Germany, 11 in Switzerland and one in Romania, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said in its daily situation report.

One new fatal case was reported from mainland France, the report added.

The total number of confirmed cases of the A/H1N1 flu virus in the European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries rose to 52,929, with 1,538 cases in Spain and 13,471 in Britain, 1,125 in France and 19,207 in Germany, the ECDC said.

The ECDC publishes a daily situation report about A/H1N1 flu cases in the EU and EFTA countries based on official information from these countries.

Editor: Zhang Pengfei | Source: Xinhua