28/11/2009

Jump in number of global swine flu deaths. -- (BBC)

 

The global number of swine flu deaths has jumped by more than 1,000 in a week, latest figures from the World Health Organization (WHO) show.

Jump in number of global swine flu deaths

China, Japan, Norway, Ukraine and the US have also recorded cases of people being infected with a mutated strain.....French health officials confirmed that two patients infected by a mutation

.....another mutation known to confer resistance to the main drug being used to treat swine flu, which is sold under the brand name Tamiflu.

Dr Fukuda (WHO) : "The question is whether these mutations suggest that there is a fundamental change going on in viruses out there - whether there's a turn for the worse in terms of severity," he said. "The answer right now is that we are not sure."

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