Homepage > News > World > 

A/H1N1 flu kills nearly 3,900 Americans: CDC

2009-11-13 09:06 BJT

Special Report: World tackles A/H1N1 flu |

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- A/H1N1 flu had killed nearly 4,000 Americans including 540 children since April, the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday.

A young woman gets an H1N1 flu vaccine in New York. A/H1N1 flu had killed nearly 4,000 Americans including 540 children since April, the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday.(Xinhua/AFP Photo)
A young woman gets an H1N1 flu vaccine in
New York. A/H1N1 flu had killed nearly 4,000
Americans including 540 children since April,
the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday.
(Xinhua/AFP Photo)

The flu has infected about 22 million Americans and put 98,000 in the hospital since April, according to the CDC. Children account for eight million of the infected, 36,000 of those hospitalized.