France reports new death on A/H1N1
A 41 year-old man confirmed with A/ H1N1 virus died in French capital Paris on Thursday night, Paris public health organization said Friday, marking the 24 death in French mainland after the epidemic invaded, Xinhua reported.
According to local media, the Assistance publique-Hopitaux de Paris (AP-HP), the public hospital system of Paris city and its suburbs, announced the new death in a statement, saying since Oct. 16, the patient has been in Bichat hospital where he accepted a transplant surgery years ago.
Until last week's counting in French mainland, there were 22 death cases related to A/H1N1 flu, including 4 unconfirmed cases, according to statistics of French public health authority.
On the same day, another 37 year-old man of suspect case was announced dead in north France, local media reported.
A recent poll published on French weekly paper Marianne showed 21 percent French people declared ready to accept vaccination against A/H1N1 flu. French government said the national vaccination would begin on Nov. 12.