Twelve new A/H1N1 cases confirmed in Europe
Twelve new A/H1N1 influenza cases were confirmed in European countries within the last 24 hours, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said Saturday, Xinhua reported.
Of the new cases, two were confirmed in Germany, seven in Britain, two in France, the country's first two cases, and one in Denmark, the country's first.
With the new cases, the total number of confirmed cases of the A/H1N1 flu virus in the EU and EEA/EFTA countries rose to 39, the ECDC said in its daily situation report.
According to the ECDC, four of the new confirmed cases did not travel to Mexico or the United States.
Three new occurrences of secondary human-to-human transmission occurring in the EU were reported by Germany and Britain, it said.
The ECDC publishes a daily situation report about A/H1N1 influenza cases in the EU and EEC/EFTA countries based on official information from these countries.