Sixty-three new A/H1N1 flu cases confirmed in Europe
A European health agency said on Saturday that 63 new A/H1N1 flu cases were reported in European countries within the last 24 hours, Xinhua reported.
Of the new cases, 58 were confirmed in Britain, four in the Netherlands, and one in Belgium, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said in its daily situation report.
The total number of confirmed cases of the A/H1N1 flu virus in the EU (European Union) and EFTA (European Free Trade Association) countries rose to 1,034, with 291 cases in Spain and 486 in Britain, 56 in France and 49 in Germany, the ECDC said.
The new case of Belgium and the four new cases in the Netherlands had returned from traveling abroad. Three persons returned from the United States and one person from the Dominican Republic, the statement added.
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.