37 new A/H1N1 flu fatal cases confirmed in Europe
A European health agency said Friday that 37 new A/H1N1 flu fatal cases were confirmed in European countries within the last 24 hours, Xinhua reported.
Of the news cases, 11 were reported from Britain and 10 from Spain while the other 16 were from Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy and Sweden, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said in its daily situation report.
The cumulative number of confirmed fatal cases of the A/H1N1 flu virus in the European Union (EU) and EFTA (European Free Trade Association) countries increased to 389, with 154 in Britain, 73 cases in Spain, 49 in France and 25 in Italy, the ECDC said.
The ECDC publishes a daily situation report about the H1N1 flu cases in the EU and EFTA countries based on official information from these countries.