More A/H1N1 cases recorded in West Bank
Palestinian Health Ministry on Wednesday announced that 37 A/H1N1 cases were recorded in the Palestinian territories, all of them in the West Bank, Xinhua reported.
In the latest spread of the flu, six cases emerged in the city of Ramallah resulting from infection and a seventh case was found in Nablus city, involving a man who returned recently from the United States, the ministry said in a statement.
There has been no fatalities in the Palestinian territories of the epidemic.
In the Gaza Strip, where Israel has imposed a tight blockade on the movement of individuals and goods, Hamas authorities confirmed that the coastal enclave is clean from the A/H1N1 virus.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the disease has infected more than 70,000 worldwide and killed 311.